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UPDATE: Attorneys, experts finish inspection of festival grounds

Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-31 20:46:27-04

UPDATE OCT. 31: Attorneys and independent experts are finished inspecting the venue where 58 people were killed on Oct. 1 during a country music festival.

A judge ordered the area to be preserved because of anticipated lawsuits.

The lawsuits are being filed on behalf of victims and survivors of the mass shooting by Stephen Paddock.

The lawsuits are expected to seek money from Paddock's estate, MGM Resorts and others.

Experts spent most of the day going over every inch of the festival grounds on the Las Vegas Strip.

Next week, experts are hoping to get access to the hotel suite that was used by Paddock to fire upon the crowd. 


Attorneys representing MGM Resorts and a victim who is suing the company plan to inspect the site of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting on Tuesday.

They will photograph and diagram the concert grounds during the visit.

The inspection could clear the way for vendors to retrieve their property from the site by the end of this week.

A Clark County judge granted a temporary restraining order last Thursday to prevent MGM Resorts from destroying any evidence related to the shooting.