Ten minutes of carnage: a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting

2017-10-05 13:08
Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (John Locher, AP)

Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (John Locher, AP)

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Las Vegas - A shooter opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and wounding nearly 500 in a 10-minute barrage of gunfire.

Here is a timeline of the attack and the law enforcement response released by Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo:

10:05pm: Shooter Stephen Paddock opens fire on the concert.

10:12pm: Two officers arrive on the 31st floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and say the gunfire is coming from above them.

10:15pm: The last shots are fired.

10:17pm: Officers arrive on the hotel's 32nd floor, from which Paddock carried out the attack.

10:18pm: A security guard tells officers that he was shot and gives the location of the shooter's hotel room. More than 200 rounds were fired from the room into the hallway.

10:26-10:30pm: Eight more police officers reach the 32nd floor of the hotel and begin clearing each room and searching for wounded.

11:20pm: Officers use explosives to breach the door of Paddock's room, which was a suite. They find him on the ground and discover a locked bedroom door.

11:27pm: Officers breach the second door and determine that no one else is present in the suite.

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