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Las Vegas mass shooting stuns suspect’s brother

Posted at 11:33 AM, Oct 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 11:46:13-04

ORLANDO -- Eric Paddock, brother of Las Vegas Strip gunman Stephen Paddock, said he was stunned about his brother's involvement in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

"He was my brother, and it's like an asteroid fell out of the sky," Eric Paddock told CNN outside his home in Orlando, Florida.

The last time he spoke to his brother was when Stephen texted him, asking how their mother was after losing power from Hurricane Irma.

Eric Paddock said he knew his brother owned a couple of handguns and maybe one long rifle, but did not know of any automatic weapons.

This is a developing story.