No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group

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ISIS's Amaq propaganda agency claimed that a soldier was Stephen Paddock who was later identified by Las Vegas Police as a 64-year-old retired accountant [VIDEO], according to Bloomberg. "For terrorist groups, being in the news is one of the validations that they have an impact", he said.

US authorities said the gunman, who lived in a retirement home in Mesquite, Nevada, and was armed with more than 10 rifles, opened fire on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday night from a 32nd-floor window.

Isis has claimed that the gunman who killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas converted to Islam several months ago. As Islamic State expert Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi wrote in a blog post on Monday, releasing the statement through Amaq gives the Islamic State plausible deniability if no connection between the group and the gunman emerges.

The man, identified by police as Stephen Paddock, killed himself before police entered the hotel room he was shooting from, police said. Attackers inspired by ISIS have previously sent videos pledging allegiance to leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi before their assaults. There was reason to believe that Paddock had a history of psychological problems, one official said.

Authorities have not commented on his religious background or said what might have motivated the attack. If true, Paddock would be the oldest American Isis recruit by almost a decade, and its members are typically young, non-white men.

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This latest shooting appears to be the case again as United States authorities have ruled out the group's involvement.

ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack on a casino in the Philippines that killed dozens of people earlier this year.

The extremist organisation has suffered a string of major setbacks in Iraq and Syria, where it has lost much of the territory it once claimed as part of a self-styled Islamic caliphate.

U.S. President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, participate in a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, October 2, 2017, for the victims of the shooting yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada.

But the group remains active in recruiting followers on social media, and has repeatedly called on its supporters to carry out attacks in Western nations.

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