Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Los Angeles Times, other news outlets file lawsuits to obtain Las Vegas shooting records

Los Angeles Times, other news outlets file lawsuits to obtain Las Vegas shooting records

Attorneys representing a consortium of news outlets including the Los Angeles Times filed two lawsuits in Nevada on Wednesday night asking officials to turn over law enforcement records related to the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead.

A month after the shooting, many questions remain unanswered about why the gunman, Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nev., opened fire on a country music concert from his room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, as well as questions about how police and hotel officials responded as Paddock unleashed his attack.

One of the lawsuits filed in Clark County, Nev., district court asks a judge to unseal court records related to...

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