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Officials had previously said that gunman Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nev., shot Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos after Paddock had started shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival from his 32nd-floor hotel suite on October 1.

At 10:05 p.m, Paddock shot numerous rounds into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, authorities have said. Paddock, who had outfitted a room service cart with security cameras and placed it outside his room, then shot Campos through the door of his suite.

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter reportedly was added to a government watch list Wednesday as police continue trying to zero in on a motive for the deadly attack. "But even so, I could never have imagined he would do something like this", the hooker told the paper, referring to Paddock's shooting rampage last weekend that killed 58 and left almost 500 more injured. By the time officers entered the room, Paddock was dead from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

"What we have learned is Mr. Campos was encountered by the suspect prior to his shooting to the outside world", Lombardo said.

Lombardo said there is no evidence so far to show there was a second shooter, no signs Lombardo was seen with anyone else in Las Vegas, and no links to terrorist groups or any other ideology.

Charles "Sid" Heal, a retired Los Angeles County sheriff's commander and tactical expert, said the new timeline "changes the whole perspective of the shooting". The room was crowded with weapons and his auto packed with explosives.

It was unclear why Paddock stopped firing at the crowd, suggesting he may have initially planned to escape, Lombardo said.

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