In a final investigative report on Stephen Paddock, the gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, authorities discovered Paddock lost more than $1.5 million through gambling in the two years prior to the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 and injured 800 others. Paddock appeared to have become increasingly unstable, distant and constantly complained of being sick. His brothers believed that Paddock had a “mental illness and was paranoid and delusional,” and his doctor believed he may have been bipolar.
Joseph James Pappas, 62, fatally shot himself after being confronted for the murder of Dr. Mark Hausknecht, one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors. Pappas was accused of shooting Hausknecht as the doctor rode his bike to work at Houston Methodist Hospital. Authorities believed Pappas may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor’s operating table more than 20 years ago.
A report detailing the educational background of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be made public, though Cruz’s attorneys are working to keep it private in order to guarantee a fair trial. “I do find there is nothing in the redacted report … that would interfere with the administration of justice and the defendant’s right to a fair trial,” said Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer.
Chris Rock will be the star of the fourth season of FX’s hit show “Fargo.” He will be playing the head of a major crime syndicate.
YouTuber Carter Sharer released a video testing out whether dry ice can cook an egg. The video is #3 on Trending and has gathered over 540,000 views since its release the day before.