California, Jack Spear, Lou Dan Lee discussed on NPR News Now - NPR News: 10-04-2017 7PM ET

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Live from npr news in culver city california i'm jack spear of fbi agents today questioned the girlfriend of gunmen stephen paddock who was out of the country the time of sunday's match shooting in las vegas mary lou dan lee returned last night arriving at the los angeles international airport through her lawyer daily says her longtime boyfriend gave her money for a trip home to the philippines in wired funds to purchase a home for family but in a statement attorney matthew lombards had his client has no knowledge of the planned attack he never said anything to me or took any action that i was aware of that i understood in any way to be a warning sucking horrible like this was going to happen investigators are still trying to figure out what prompted what's being called the world's mass shooting in modern history fifty nine people including the gunman died hundreds were injured 40s recovered forty seven guns from the hotel room and properties owned by paddock a dozen modified in a way allow them to mimic fully automatic weapons president trump says the people of las vegas have shown the world character courage and resolve in the wake of sunday's shooting and pure scott horsely reports the president and first lady met today with some of the victims of the shooting president trump visited the command center of the las vegas police department as well as a hospital where dozens of shooting victims are being treated he praised doctors nurses police and ordinary citizens for their swift response to the deadly rampage words cannot describe the bravery that the whole world witnessed on sunday night.

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