Vegas Massacre Story Changes: Gunman Shot Security Guard Before Opening Fire On Crowd

Tyler Durden's picture

In a dramatic shift to the original Las Vegas shooting narrative, over a week after Stephen Paddock rained down bullets on a crowd and killed 58 people, late on Monday Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo drastically changed the timeline of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, and now the gunman allegedly opened fire on a security guard six minutes before he unleashed the massacre. Officials had previously claimed that Paddock, 64, shot Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos only after Paddock had started shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country-music festival from his 32nd-floor hotel suite on Oct. 1.

The revision to the story also undermines the story surrounding the end of the shooting: officials had previously credited Campos, who was shot in the leg, with stopping the 10-minute assault by turning the gunman's attention to the hotel hallway, where Campos was checking an alert for an open door in another guest's room. However, with the revelation that Campos was shot before his mass shooting, officials now admit they don’t know why he stopped his attack.

As part of the new "story", officials said that police officers who rushed to the hotel room when the shooting began didn't know a hotel security guard had been shot "until they met him in the hallway after exiting the elevator," Lombardo said.

The security guard, Jesus Campos, was struck in the leg as the gunman, from behind his door, shot into the hallway on the 32nd floor. Paddock apparently detected Campos via surveillance cameras he set up outside his hotel suite, police have said.

Paddock shot the guard at 9:59 p.m. local time, Lombardo said, shortly before raining down bullets on the Route 91 Harvest festival in an attack that began at 10:05 p.m. and lasted 10 minutes. Police officers found Campos when they arrived on the floor.

And since it is not Campos who summoned the police, it is once again unclear what event catalyze the end of the mass shooting.

Lombardo also disclosed that Paddock was seen on numerous occasions in Las Vegas without any person accompanying him and he gambled the night before the shooting. “This individual purposely hid his actions leading up to this event, and it is difficult for us to find the answers,” said Lombardo, who said he was frustrated with the speed of the investigation.

“In coordination with the FBI’s behavioral analysis unit, a comprehensive picture is being drawn as to the suspect’s mental state and currently we do not believe there is one particular event in the suspect’s life for us to key on,” Lombardo said.

Meanwhile, Sheriff Lombardo refuted something he himself insinuated last week, when he said that there is no indication anyone other than Paddock fired on the crowd: "We have uncovered no evidence to show there was a second shooter."

Now, as part of the new narrative, Lombardo said it was unclear why Paddock stopped firing at the crowd, suggesting he may have initially planned to escape. As we reported last week, Paddock also shot at jet fuel tanks at McCarran International Airport and had protective gear in the hotel suite and explosives in his parked car.

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Pinto Currency's picture

Jesus Campos is the only security guard in the US without a walkie talkie.
Otherwise everyone would have been on the 32nd floor in a couple of minutes after Jesus was shot.

Beowulf55's picture

They must not have security cameras in the hallway on the 32nd floor.........not...

svayambhu108's picture



                    Now this guy knew something wanted to speak and was, how to say, killed in the past.





RAT005's picture

Or a cell phone, or lips to yell for someone to call 911, or anyone on the floor making a slight inquiry somewhere about gunshots outside their room....

Took Red Pill's picture

perhaps Jesus C. was in on it. shot in leg to make it look good. Explains how he got in with all that guns and ammo and set up cameras.

Tactical Joke's picture

Give a bellhop $100 in Vegas and he'll help you move a body. How he got them up there is the least interesting part of this story. 

During SHOT show, there are hundreds, if not thousands of guns in Vegas hotels.

Tactical Joke's picture

Give a bellhop $100 in Vegas and he'll help you move a body. How he got them up there is the least interesting part of this story. 

During SHOT show, there are hundreds, if not thousands of guns in Vegas hotels.

JSBach1's picture

I neglected to add that we are told that there was a note in which Paddock meticulously calculated the trajectory onto the venue, but somehow was only able to land one shot out of two hundred into the security guard, given that he supposedly had a camera view on the subject(s) -- all the while missing all of the contingent sent to get him, assuming he was still alive at that point...

Folks, are we not living in a Twilight Zone episode?

I Quit's picture

The 200 shots story is BS. 

Bay of Pigs's picture

Yeah, no noise, no cameras, no other hotel security.

Any other crap to swallow?

JSBach1's picture

Contrarian thought is to be expunged...

Independent-thinkers are really rampant Ruskie ransomeware rubes...

All Risk No Reward's picture

Are the Bankster Luciferians mocking JC again by making this mythical person part of the crime? They do have an odd sense of humor, sometimes.

Yukon Cornholius's picture

I don't understand the 'arms deal gone wrong' narrative. Why would a bad gun deal lead to gunning down concert goers from several different locations? I'd like the full run down on this take please.

espirit's picture

Speculation that Paddock received an aortic puncture when busting out the structural glass panels on the 32nd floor.

Suicide was to make him the patsy.


Mustafa Kemal's picture

It does help explain how paddock could set up a camera in the hall 

Tactical Joke's picture

Put it on the fucking food tray. It's not that hard.

Even easier, double-sided sticky tape and a WiFi camera or two. Again, this is not what's interesting about this. You idiots spend more time on the insignificant, easy to understand, obvious shit than the real questions.

RAT005's picture

The confidence to shoot out the window for 10 minutes is the hardest part for me.  The rest is easier and there are many possibilities.  My twist is Paddock was a deep state spook.  All of his other life characteristics were cover.  The buyers lost confidence in him and suicided him.  The buyers had help watching elevators and such so they could give their buddies a little cover.  When the deal went bad, the guns couldn't be moved.  Shooting out the window was to make Paddock the mad man suicide patsy.  The buyers then slipped back into their hotel rooms.  The Spooks can't "solve" the mystery because they "are" the mystery.  They can't even be heros to arrest a bunch of murdering gun buyers because "there were no murdering gun buyers."  None of it ever happened under the spooks' watch.  So the spooks have to follow the murdering buyers' lead of a loan mad man that killed himself after shooting up the concert.

All Risk No Reward's picture

>>All of his other life characteristics were cover.<<

His cover sucked. It had "spook asset" written all over it.

His last job was in the 1980s (when he was, what 34?), his work history was middle class, yet 30 years later he's gambling $100k an hour, $1 million a day, enriching his entire family, and claiming he milked Vegas for almost $5 million in 2015 playing video poker.

The one question that is already is answered is, "why did they pick Poddack for the burn notice and not someone else?"

This is why the media doesn't really even want a false narrative to cover this insane false cover. It just isn't believable.

Cloud9.5's picture

Let’s back up for a minute and look at what we are dealing with.  Ever since the 1968 gun control laws were enacted the government has been compiling a massive list of gun owners.  Every firearm sold by a vendor since that time has been registered.  For any gun confiscation to ever happen, this list had to be all inclusive.  The problem with putting an all-inclusive list together lay with private gun sales.  This was a huge hole in the comprehensive list plan.  Gun shows were deemed to be the main venue of private sales.   Some mechanism had to be put in place that would shut down gun shows.

A few years back, the politicians began to talk about the gun show loop hole.  After that idea was bandied about by the by the paid shills in the media, some genius in the Justice Department came up with a plan to shut down gun shows.  We know that plan today as Fast and Furious.

Gun dealers close to the border were ordered by their ATF handlers to sell AK-47’s and AR-15’s in quantity to known cartel members.  When some of these dealers balked, they were threatened and forced to comply with this gun running scheme.  They could either go out of business or keep with the program.

The central planners in the Justice Department knew that by flooding the cartels with American weapons a wave of murder and mayhem would sweep across Mexico killing hundreds maybe thousands of innocents. Gun shows were going to be blamed for the flood of weapons into Mexico.  The slaughter of innocents in Mexico was going to be the moral high ground used to shut down American gun shows.  The Justice Department lost control of the narrative when those guns began killing federal agents.  ATF insiders talked and the grand scheme collapsed.

Understand this:  The Justice Department knowingly facilitated the murder of hundreds of innocents to stampede the public into shutting down gun shows.  Knowing that, why is it so difficult to understand that we are once again being played?  Somebody had an agenda, but just like Fast and Furious, the narrative is starting to unravel.

I wonder who will be held in contempt of congress this time?




Patriot Eke's picture

Let's say you want to commit a terrorist attack.  The FBI wants to sell you guns and set you up.  You agree to buy those guns, and you pick the purchase location.  When you arrive, you don't buy the guns.  Instead, your insider switches sides, the patsy gets killed, you use the weapons from the gun deal to commit your attack, and you walk away as if you were never there.  Remember that the FBI has a long history of "let it happen" and "made it happen."  They are idiots.  I would not be surprised if they allowed this to happen and got double crossed.  As the attackers, it's a genius.  They didn't even have to smuggle in the weapons used.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

100% this.

"The security guard was actually involved with the shooting, but wounded himself in order to try escape detection and pass himself off as a victim of the attack"

Mustafa Kemal's picture

Deep State blood sacrifice in front of the Luxor pyramidal eye

XWeatherman's picture

Another word arranger with nothing to add except more inuendo and division.

GreatUncle's picture

The constantly changing narrative is like red pilling the population.

What happened to the offenders room being accessed when he was not there? Little thought on that the person would likely have seen all the guns would they not even if it was the maid, security, whoever.

There is too many changing inconsistencies in what people are being told ... question ... did the hotel have CCTV? If so run the tapes through face recognition, every face now and leave noone out. As for the security guard shot? Where, what level of injury?

ByTheCross's picture

Your first sentence indicates insight; the next two, resilience.

zorba THE GREEK's picture

What about the shots fired from the grassy knoll. This crap has conspiracy written all over it.

Whoa Dammit's picture

I like how the story now goes that Paddock saw the security guard on his hidden cameras that he did not have turned on. The security guard (of course named Jesus just becuz they can) probably shot himself in the leg by mistake when whoever it was opened fire out of the windows of that room. 

So where is the orphan girl with the white cat? (Wag The Dog).

comfortablynumb's picture

Something is definitely fuckey no doubt, but people were definitely shot. I can verify that.

Deathrips's picture

My friends brother was shot.


Socratic Dog's picture

Do you know any details Rips?  Autopsy reports, circumstances of the shooting?

Socratic Dog's picture

Do you know any details Rips?  Autopsy reports, circumstances of the shooting?

SoDamnMad's picture

We needed a Wayne Carver (Lurch) type medical examiner to stand in front of the camera and tell us how horrific the injuries were and that no physician declared the kids dead so we didn't need medivacs or ambulances but we did get porta-potties almost immeditely. SH

5000yl's picture

The only thing frustrating the good sheriff is that he cannot come up with a story that covers all the necessary points to match the narritive

Socratic Dog's picture

Folks are waking up.  The night after the shooting, my co-workers all wanted to take my guns.  It took about 10 minutes for them to start to see that the MSM narrative was bullshit.  Now they all understand it's bullshit.  I never saw that fefore after one of these FF's.

And now they're asking me about buying a gun....

Yog Soggoth's picture

Of course he did, if he did not call 911. He might have shot Paddock and then shot himself with a flesh wound, or got shot while shooting Paddock. They are not even admitting Paddock,s many government connections. Lies all.

z530's picture

Wow, he totally fucked that one up. Straight up going to say he was an arms dealer. This story is getting weirder by the day.

Deathrips's picture

A good option b is food growing. At least when they steal from your plate you can see them face to face.



Zer0head's picture

this is a fucking distraction

keep your eyes on the man behind the curtain

Deathrips's picture

Of course its a distraction. (((they))) Are after syria and iran.





iinthesky's picture



There were at least 2 if not mlre shooters.. All ya gotta do is listen to all the video clips taken by people there...  The cabbie lady video is the absolutely undeniable proof