Gunman rented rooms at Vegas festival headlining Chance the Rapper

Gunman rented rooms at Vegas festival headlining Chance the Rapper

In early August, Paddock booked a room at Chicago's 21-story Blackstone Hotel that overlooked the park where the Lollapalooza alternative music festival was being held, though there's no evidence he actually stayed there, a law enforcement official said Thursday.

A man named Stephen Paddock reserved a room at the Blackstone Hotel, in Chicago, at the same time as the Lollapalooza music festival was taking pace in the IL city.

Authorities say they are beefing up security for Sunday's Chicago Marathon following reports the Las Vegas shooter booked a Chicago hotel room during the weekend of a major music festival held across the street.

Paddock requested a room with a view, but never showed up for his reservation, according to TMZ sources.

Chicago police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said: "We are aware of the media reports and have been in communication with our federal partners".

In a news conference Wednesday night, Lombardo also updated the death toll to 58, down from 59. he also said around 489 people were injured, and of that, over 300 have already been discharged from hospital.

Police said gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on about 22,000 concertgoers Sunday night at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival from his 32nd-floor room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Baker adds that officials from The Boston Regional Intelligence Center are "fully plugged in" to the investigation and in constant contact with Las Vegas authorities.

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Danley, who was overseas for more than two weeks, said she was initially pleased when she was wired money from Paddock to buy a house for her family in the Philippines.

The hotel close Fenway offers, best case scenario a deterred perspective of the ballpark - and Paddock at last abandoned the hunt, authorities said.

He says investigators have recovered items and video from the hotel.

Danley returned Tuesday from the Philippines, where Paddock had sent her before the attack, and was being interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

According to NBC News, IRS records show that Paddock earned at least $5 million in 2015.

Lollapalooza draws hundreds of thousands of music fans every year to Grant Park. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation of Paddock's movements, spoke only on condition of anonymity after being briefed on the investigation.

Seven days before the assault, Paddock leased a room sitting above the three-day Life is handsome celebration in downtown Las Vegas.

"This week we witnessed one of the worst tragedies in American history", Aldean said before starting the song.

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