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Lawyer compares 2014 arrest at Vegas hotel to shooting case

The arrest of a man in 2014 with multiple weapons in an upper-floor room at a Las Vegas Strip resort should have led to tightened hotel security and prevented a shooting last October from the same hotel that killed 58 people and injured hundreds, a lawyer in a negligence lawsuit said Friday.

"An incident like this, with someone bringing assault rifles and setting up essentially a sniper's position in the Mandalay Bay," attorney Robert Eglet said. "For them to say Oct. 1 was unforeseeable is just patently untrue."

A court filing Thursday compared the November 2014 arrest of Kye Aaron Dunbar in a 24th-floor room at the Mandalay Bay with the shooting last...