Vegas Massacre Exposes Underbelly of Soft Targets

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Las Vegas shooting

Firing from 32 stories up at a crowd a block away, a lone gunman killed at least 59 people and injured hundreds more, in a devastating attack that has law enforcement rethinking how to keep Americans safe.

The 64-year-old retiree opened fire on a Las Vegas country music festival, from a hotel room window across the street from the open-air venue. Authorities have uncovered neither motive, nor any link to a domestic or international terrorist group, despite a claim of responsibility by the so-called Islamic State.

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