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Details Emerge Of Las Vegas Shooter's Real Estate Gambles

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was involved in nearly a dozen deals over the past three decades, starting small with apartments, then working up to multi-million dollar properties.
Remains of the garage door sit in the driveway at the house where Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock lived in the Sun City community in Mesquite, Nev. / Gabe Ginsberg / Getty Images

As about the life of Stephen C. Paddock, one thing is clear: on paper, he does not appear to fit a typical profile of a mass shooter. The 64-year-old former accountant who carried out the deadly massacre in Las Vegas on Sunday

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