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Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park

08 October 2017

Evans said the Federal Bureau of Investigation told him they turned up evidence that shooter Stephen Paddock researched sites in and around Fenway Park and the Boston Center for the Arts.

We are aware of the media reports.

The Red Sox are asking fans to arrive early for all postseason games at Fenway Park to leave time for security screenings at the gates.

Stephen Paddock, the alleged sole culprit in the mass killings of at least 58 concert goers and himself while wounding at least 500 others, checked out sites in Boston and Chicago before turning loose his carnage on concertgoers in Las Vegas on Sunday.

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Police added that the Las Vegas Metro Police Department is the lead investigating agency, so further information would have to come from that department.

Boston police say the investigation into the Las Vegas gunman turned up evidence that referenced venues in Boston, including Fenway Park.

"The investigation is being led by the folks in Las Vegas, and we're in constant conversation with the fusion center here in MA, which is in constant contact with them", Baker said.

Fenway Park may have been a target of the shooter who killed 59 people in Las Vegas.

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Law enforcement officials told NEWS CENTER partner USA Today that Paddock booked rooms in a Chicago hotel facing the Lollapalooza music festival in August.

Police said Paddock did leave a note, and that he may have been trying to escape after the shooting.

Investigators are looking into all of Paddock's movements over the last several weeks.

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Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park