A look inside the Las Vegas gunman's hotel room

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Shooting in Las Vegas kills 59, injures more than 500

A gun dealer who sold weapons to Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock said he is "physically ill" knowing he helped arm the madman behind the largest mass shooting in modern American history.

The initial report was based on many public records, but included an error that came to light after publication when a family member came forward. She was renamed a person of interest after authorities found Paddock had wired around $100,000 to the Philippines before the attack.

Previously, this article contained information from that reporting.

Paddock is accused of opening fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino onto a country music festival, killing 58 people and injuring 527 people.

Matthew Lombard, the attorney representing Danley, read a statement Wednesday from her, in which she said she knew Stephen Paddock as a "kind, caring man".

Mr Knights said despite the shock of seeing his aunt's name become worldwide news, he was confident she did not know of Paddock's plans.

"I hope someone finds out (and) figures it out, because we'd like to know", he said.

If media Interviews with Ms Danley's family members are any indication the 62-year-old grandmother will tell Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at LA's headquarters she was not aware of Paddock's shocking plan.

Sixty-four-year-old Stephen Paddock, of Mesquite, is responsible for the shooting at the Route 91 concert where he apparently shot a people from a suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Danley is expected to return to the United States on Wednesday. Marilou Danley is the key to knowing Paddock's motives.

"Like all Filipinos overseas, I was excited to see family and friends", Danley said in her statement.

Authorities in the US, the Philippines and Australia were involved in the search for Danley, who travels on an Australian passport, CNN reported.

Investigators have so far found no message from the suspect that could explain his act, he said. She also asked for her privacy and for her family's privacy to be respected.

"I am devastated by the deaths and the injuries that have occurred, and my prayers go out to the victims and their families and all those who have been hurt by these terrible events", she said in her statement.

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