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What should happen to Stephen Paddock's guns?

Posted at 11:49 AM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 18:53:11-05

According to story in New York Times, guns that belonged to mass shooter Stephen Paddock may be sold and proceeds given to families of victims.

Or, they could be destroyed if allowed by law.

Las Vegas police and the FBI confiscated more than 50 guns after the mass shooting on Oct. 1, 2017. They are still in possession of those guns at this time.

However, if they are returned to the estate, the lawyer in charge would need to decide what to do with them.

The son of one of the victims has described accepting the money as a "moral dilemma."


58 people were killed on 1 October and hundreds more were injured. It is still unknown why Paddock opened fire on a crowd at a country music festival.