Man who offered ammo to Vegas shooter charged

CHANDLER, AZ (AP) –

The current on an Arizona guy who offered ammunition to the gunman who carried out the most dangerous mass shooting in modern U.S. history (perpetuity local):

5:30 p.m.

Las Vegas authorities would not say whether armor-piercing ammo was fired during the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history after a dealer who sold it to the gunman was accuseded of making such bullets.

Officer Larry Hadfield on Friday referred to a preliminary report launched this month.

It states some rifle publications were filled with numerous kinds of bullets, including armor-piercing ammo and armor-piercing incendiary ammo.

The report says a “complete breakdown” of the kinds of ammo filled in the guns and the cartridge casings expended will be recorded in the last report. It’s uncertain when that report will be available.

A criminal problem states Douglas Haig’s fingerprints were found on unfired armor-piercing bullets inside the hotel space where Stephen Paddock introduced the attack Oct. 1.

Federal officials decreased or didn’t instantly react to ask for comment.

3:45 p.m.

An Arizona man who offered ammo to the gunman in the most dangerous mass shooting in contemporary U.S. history has actually been charged with making armor-piercing bullets.

A grievance states unfired armor-piercing bullets discovered inside the Las Vegas hotel space where the attack was released on Oct. 1 contained the fingerprints of ammo dealership Douglas Haig of Arizona.

The grievance submitted Friday in federal court in Phoenix states Haig didn’t have a license to produce armor-piercing ammo.

He was charged quickly prior to holding a press conference Friday. He stated he discovered absolutely nothing suspicious when he offered 720 rounds of ammo to Stephen Paddock in the weeks prior to the attack that killed 58 people.

Haig is a 55-year-old aerospace engineer who offered ammunition as a hobby for about 25 years.

11:50 a.m.

. An Arizona male who sold ammo to the gunman in the most dangerous mass shooting in contemporary U.S. history says his one-time consumer didn’t raise suspicions that he prepared to dedicate any criminal offenses.

Douglas Haig stated at a press conference Friday that he fulfilled Stephen Paddock at a Phoenix gun show in the weeks prior to the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people.

The sale was later on completed at Haig’s house in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.

Haig was called as a “person of interest” in the examination.

However a police authorities has actually given that informed The Associated Press that he isn’t really thought to have actually devoted a federal crime or to have actually had any understanding of the attack.

The authorities wasn’t authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Associated Press writer Michael Balsamo

12:30 a.m.

. An Arizona male prepares to speak up about his experience in selling ammunition to the shooter in the deadliest mass shooting in modern-day U.S. history.

Douglas Haig is arranged to hold a press conference Friday in Chandler to discuss his sale to Stephen Paddock.

This week, Haig stated he could not detect anything wrong with Paddock.

Haig was called as a “individual of interest” in the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas that eliminated 58 individuals.

However a police official has given that told The Associated Press that Haig isn’t really believed to have committed a federal criminal offense or to have had any knowledge of the attack.

The official wasn’t authorized to discuss the examination and spoke on condition of privacy.

It’s unknown whether the ammunition Haig sold to Paddock was used in the attack.

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