The Latest: California officers wounded in Vegas shooting


LAS VEGAS — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):

11:12 a.m.

LOS ANGELES— Authorities say law enforcement members from across California are among those wounded in a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas.

The Los Angeles Police Department says Monday that an off-duty officer who was shot in the leg is expected to recover.

LA County Sheriff’s officials say two off-duty department employees were hit by gunfire Sunday. One was critically injured and the other is stable.

Orange County authorities say one off-duty sheriff’s deputy and two wives of department employees sustained non-life-threatening wounds.

Bakersfield police say one of its off-duty officers wounded in the gunfire is expected to survive.

Police in Ontario say a 24-year-old officer who was wounded is stable. The officer’s wife had minor injuries.

Sunday’s shooting killed 58 people and injured more than 500 others.

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10:56 a.m.

Police in the Nevada resort town where the shooter in the worst U.S. mass shooting in recent history lived say his home was searched by investigators and that local officers never had contact with him while he was living there.

Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, lived in a three-bedroom house on a cul-de-sac in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada.

Mesquite police officer Quinn Averett referred comment on what was found in Paddock’s home to Las Vegas police investigating the shooting.

Mesquite is a city of about 18,000 people along the state line with Arizona.

Authorities are investigating why Paddock opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers at an outdoor country-music show in Las Vegas on Sunday night, leaving 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded.

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10:27 a.m.

Police from the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas say the suspect in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history lived there from 2004 to 2012.

Lt. Brian Parish says property records show Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, indicated he lived there during the period but that public records suggested he may have lived in the suburb longer.

Parrish said Monday that Paddock owned at least three rental properties.

Parrish also says Mesquite police have found no indications that officers had contact with Paddock.

Nevada police have said Parrish was most recently living in that state’s city of Mesquite near the state line with Arizona.

Investigators searched the Nevada home. Officers in Mesquite, Nevada, also have said they had no contact with Paddock before the shooting.

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