Fact Check: Did Police arrest Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Compos 2nd SHOOTER
Breaking News – Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Compos has been arrested accused of being an accomplice and second shooter in the Las Vegas massacre
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Breaking News – Police Arrest Mandalay Security Guard Jesus Compos As Second Shooter In Las Vegas Massacre
By David Foster Last updated Oct 12, 2017
(CNN) Breaking News – Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Compos has been arrested accused of being an accomplice and second shooter in the Las Vegas massacre that claimed the lives of 59 people and injured more than 500.
Jesus Campos had originally been praised for his apparent heroics on October 1st, as he supposedly rushed to Paddock’s suite, was shot in the upper thigh through the door, and continued to help get people to safety despite his wounds. However, FBI officials involved in the investigation now believe he was an accomplice of Paddock’s, and was involved in the initial shooting as a second gunman from the other broken window in Paddock’s 32nd-floor room.
Morning light reflects off the Mandalay Bay hotel and the broken windows where shooter Stephen Paddock conducted his shooting spree from the 32nd floor in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 3, 2017.
Stephen Paddock was responsible for the murder of 59 people and injuring moe than 500
Concert goers run for cover from the barrage of gun fire
According to a senior FBI official, authorities became suspicions by the extreme amount of gunpowder residue found on Campos’ hands and inconsistencies in his timeline of events. “We believe he killed Paddock, shot holes through the door and his own arm to produce physical evidence for his cover story, then went and lay next to the elevator,” the FBI official told CNN.
An anonymous source working on the investigation told CNN that authorities are now in possession of security footage showing Campos smuggling the firearms used in the massacre in through a Mandalay Bay loading dock in the days leading up to the event.
With the arrest of Compos Police now hope to get a greater understanding of the motivations behind the attack.
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Jesus Campos was the security guard who was shot in the leg moments prior to the shooter Stephen Paddock firing outside his hotel window to concert goers below. Earlier in October 2017, another site GotNews.com named Jesus Campos as an accomplice without any evidence.
Even there is spelling mistake of the name, it is written as Jesus Compos, which is a wrong spelling of the name.
This is a fake rumor, we suggest not to spread further.