Brother of Las Vegas shooter suspected of possessing child porn

Brother of Las Vegas shooter suspected of possessing child porn

The younger brother of the Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock, has been arrested for possession of child pornography, TMZ reports.

The brother of the Las Vegas shooter who killed dozens of people and injured hundreds more during a country music concert has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography, officials said.

No one knew of his whereabouts after he was evicted from the shop in 2014, but police have been looking for him since.

Officials got a tip about his location after the shooting, and found him in at an assisted living centre in North Hollywood, California, where he is wheelchair-bound. He said he was questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents after the mass shooting, mostly about his brother's childhood, NBC News reported. Los Angeles police said the investigation began after authorities discovered evidence inside a business in Sun Valley.




Sources also informed them that prior to Stephen Paddock's mass shooting, police were attempting to locate his brother, Bruce, without success. Stephen Paddock opened fire from the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel tower.

Bruce Paddock, 59, was arrested on a 20-count felony complaint, a police statement said.

Bruce Paddock is no stranger to the justice system and has a long rap sheet of crimes which include arson, vandalism, petty theft, housebreaking, DUI, driving on a suspended license and contempt.

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