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Person of interest in 1 October Attack speaks

Posted: 11:28 PM, Jan 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-02 15:10:00-05
Attorney defends 1 October person of interest

UPDATE JAN. 2: Douglas Haig, the man initially listed as a person of interest in the 1 October court documents, held a press conference to discuss the recent developments.

ORIGINAL STORY: 13 Action News is learning more about the man initially listed as a person of interest in the 1 October court documents.

Marc Victor spoke to ABC News Wednesday about his client Douglas Haig.

Victor says Haig sold ammunition to Stephen Paddock but did nothing wrong.

"There's nothing to hide there," said Victor. "There was a sale. It was Doug. he admits to it. He's admitted to it from the beginning. the ammo wasn't used in the tragedy but even if it was used in the tragedy, it still doesn't cast any guilt on Doug cause look, liability just doesn't extend to things that you have no knowledge of."

Victor says his client has been cooperative and honest with authorities and that he has nothing to hide.

"I don't expect any charges and the reason I don't expect any charges is because I'm acquainted with the facts and there's simply nothing he did that was illegal," said Victor. "There was nothing he did that was wrong. There was nothing he did that was immoral."

Victor says Haig wishes he was able to decipher a problem with Paddock ahead of time but he saw no signs.

Haig will be speaking to the media at a press conference Friday at 9:30 a.m.