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Vegas Shooter Bought Firearms ... From Guns & Guitars

10/3/2017 6:46 AM PDT

The guy behind the Vegas massacre bought some of his weapons at a gun store right near his Nevada home ... a place that touts itself as the best spot in town to buy firearms ... and guitars. 

Stephen Paddock loaded up at the Guns & Guitars store in Mesquite, NV -- where you can buy a semi-automatic rifle on a Monday ... and come back for a guitar session every other Tuesday. 

Seriously ... the place is currently running a student guitar special, $99 for a guitar with a strap and 4 picks ... while offering a free box of ammo with the purchase of a handgun. 

Want to combine the best of guns and guitars? They also sell an M-16 Machine Gun Guitar for $225. 

So far, no word on which guns Paddock bought from G&G -- but store officials confirmed he was a customer ... on the gun side of the store. 

The store issued a statement saying, "All necessary background checks and procedures were followed" when Paddock bought guns from them. 

"He never gave any indication or reason to believe he was unstable or unfit at any time."

Jason Aldean 'I'm Afraid to Raise My Kids in this World'

10/3/2017 6:11 AM PDT

Jason Aldean -- who was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Vegas when shots first rang out -- is now voicing his despair, pleading with Americans to act civilly.

Aldean says he's gone through a variety of emotions since the Sunday night massacre -- fear, anger, heartache and compassion. He says, "The world is becoming the kind of place I am afraid to raise my children in."

And then he says, "We aren't Democrats or Republicans, Whites or Blacks, Men or Women. We are all humans and we are all Americans and it's time to start acting like it and stand together as ONE!"

He ends with an elusive wish ... "Time to come together and stop the hate!"

O.J. Simpson Home Cooking? Daughter Stocking Up

10/2/2017 6:00 PM PDT

O.J. Simpson could be eating home cooked meals again -- if his daughter's grocery store run in Vegas is any indication.

O.J.'s oldest daughter, Arnelle Simpson, was coming out of a Trader Joe's Monday with a cart full of goodies, and photogs asked if she was whipping up dinner for dad.

It's unclear if he's staying with her, but it would make sense for them to break bread. Simpson told the Nevada Parole officials he planned to stay in the area for now.

As for what's on the menu? Can't imagine he's picky after 9 years of prison grub, but looks like he'll have some cantaloupe on the side

D.L. Hughley Americans More Dangerous Than Guns & ISIS

10/2/2017 2:30 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The most dangerous thing to Americans isn't guns or ISIS ... it's your fellow Americans, according to D.L. Hughley.

We got D.L. Monday morning following the Las Vegas massacre which killed at least 58 concertgoers and injured more than 500. 

D.L. points out there were no laws stopping the gunman, Stephen Paddock, from pulling off the deadliest mass shooting of all time. As he puts it ... it's easier to get assault weapons in America than it is Sudafed.

Like a lot of people today, D.L.'s clearly pissed off -- and wondering what it will take to change things. 

Future Plugs Vegas Show ... Gets Dragged by Fans

10/2/2017 9:58 AM PDT

Future is getting ripped online for some horrifically awful timing -- his social media team just tweeted out a promo for his upcoming Las Vegas show.

The Twitter post plugged his Halloween weekend show at Drai's, but seeing as how it came just 12 hours after Stephen Paddock opened fire on a Las Vegas concert ... the reaction has been scathing.

More than likely it was a prescheduled tweet, but fans aren't in the mood to forgive Future or Drai's.

As one fan put it ... 

Stephen Paddock Brother Says ... He was a Typical Vegas Guy

10/2/2017 7:34 AM PDT

Stephen Paddock's brother Eric Paddock seemed dumbfounded by the monstrous actions of his sibling.

Eric just appeared on CBS News and said his brother was not an avid gun collector. He had no idea where Stephen Paddock got automatic weapons ... no idea at all.

Eric was in the dark, because cops have already searched Stephen Paddock's home and it appears they found a cache of weapons and ammo.  The recently-built house was well kept in the upscale retirement community.

Eric painted his brother as a normal guy living in Nevada ... eating burritos and gambling.

He was also relieved his brother didn't harm his girlfriend. He actually seems unsure whether she was his girlfriend or whether they were secretly married. 

Emergency Police Audio 'Active Shooter, People Down'

10/2/2017 6:37 AM PDT

The frantic police audio during the Vegas massacre underscores the terror at the venue as bullets rained down into the crowd.

You hear law enforcement in the audio frantically screaming as they determined the shots are coming from an upstairs room at the Mandalay Bay resort. Some scream about multiple people being hit.

And then there's this ... a warning to police to lock their police cars because people in the area are trying to take their rifles that are inside the vehicles.

Gucci Mane's Fiancee Keyshia Gets Lace, Strippers & Trina At Bachelorette Party!!!

9/28/2017 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Normie bachelorette parties have strippers -- Gucci Mane's soon-to-be wife had strippers AND a performance from rap legend Trina!!!

Gucci's marrying Keyshia Ka'oir next month in Miami in a million dollar ceremony ... and her single life sendoff wasn't cheap either. We're told Keyshia and her pals holed up at The Palms in Las Vegas last weekend, and the main draw was Trina ... who earned $10k for the gig.

The event had plenty of cameras, too -- nothing freaky going down, just taping for Gucci and Keyshia's BET special. So much for "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

Kevin Hart Parties with Woman in Sex Video During Wild Vegas Weekend

9/20/2017 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kevin Hart partied at a Vegas nightclub with the woman who ended up with him in that sexually provocative extortion tape.

These pics were shot at Marquee Nightclub at the Cosmopolitan hotel on August 19 ... that's the weekend where the photos and videos were shot that ended up on the 4 minute and 47 second tape.

You see Kevin almost between Montia Sabbag's legs in the club. In the pic below, she's talking in his ear. 

We're told the extortion video was shot at various locations during that weekend. Kevin has spoken at length with law enforcement giving him names of people he remembers he interacted with who might have some involvement in the video, which was secretly recorded.

Sabbag's lawyer told Kevin's people that she had no idea a video was being shot in the bedroom scene, but the lawyer demanded $420k in return for her sitting for a polygraph test.

Mario Lopez Assaulted At Vegas Spa, Cops Called

9/16/2017 10:46 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Mario Lopez got assaulted by a fellow spa goer who smashed his phone and got so aggressive cops had to be called.

Sources tell us Mario was working out at the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara in Vegas Friday and as he was leaving the bathroom in the spa, he bumped into a guy ... and things escalated quickly.

We're told Mario said "excuse me" to the man, who replied "you got a problem?" The dude was about to step to Mario and make physical contact before an employee got between them. 

Mario had left his phone on one of the locker room benches before all of this, and said he just wanted to get his phone and leave. That's when we're told the guy suddenly grabbed Mario's phone and threw it against a wall ... smashing it to pieces. 

Security arrived and cops were eventually called. Law enforcement sources tell us they responded to the Planet Hollywood Spa, but no arrests were made as Mario refused to press charges. He did, however, get his phone replaced by the hotel free of charge. Later that night, Mario caught Jennifer Lopez's show with his wife ... so it seems like he's alright. 

We're told the man that almost fought with Mario is a known troublemaker ... and is now banned from the facility. We've reached out to Mario's camp ... so far, no word back. 

Adrien Broner Went Clubbing ... Night After Vicious K.O.

9/11/2017 3:20 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Before Adrien Broner made his public plea for help, he was hitting the clubs in Vegas ... just 24 hours after going on a violent rampage on the Las Vegas strip. 

We broke the story ... the boxing star shoved a woman and knocked a man out cold late Friday night. Unclear what set him off but the guy was clearly unhinged. 

The very next night, Broner hit up 1OAK nightclub in the Mirage hotel where he got up on stage and danced with rap group, Travis Porter

TMZ Sports published the knockout video on Sunday morning -- and that's when Broner's attitude changed ... he finally began to acknowledge he had a problem and said he needed help

As for the victim, he was in bad shape after the incident -- no word on how he's doing now. 

Michael Bennett Incident 'No Evidence' He Was Racially Profiled ... Cops Say

9/6/2017 4:04 PM PDT

The Las Vegas Metro Police Dept. says Michael Bennett's claims that he was racially profiled during an August 27 incident are WRONG ... and they believe new video will prove it. 

LVMPD undersheriff Kevin McMahill says investigators are combing through hundreds of videos associated with the incident ... but featured 1 bodycam video that he believes helps tell the story. 

McMahill says cops had responded to an active shooter call at The Cromwell hotel around 1:30 AM on August 27 ... and when they arrived, teams of cops were focused on clearing the casino and hunting for the shooter. 

McMahill says the bodycam shows officers clearing out dozens of people of various races. He says officers only chased Bennett when he acted suspiciously during the intense search. 

McMahill says "due to Bennett's actions ... they believed Bennett may have been involved in the shooting and they gave chase."

McMahill pointed out that both officers involved in detaining Bennett are Hispanic. 

McMahill says an internal investigation is underway -- but at this point, "I see no evidence that race played any role in this incident." 

The LVMPD says Bennett was NOT armed and cops eventually determined he was not involved in any criminal activity. 

Bennett claims one of the cops held a gun to his head and threatened to "blow my f*cking head off" -- but McMahill did not address that particular allegation. 

Robbie Keane Conor and I 'Talked About Everything' ... After the Fight

8/29/2017 9:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor spent most of the time at his Mayweather fight after-party locked in a conversation with Irish soccer legend Robbie Keane

So, when we saw Robbie in Bev Hills this week we had to ask -- what did you guys talk about?! 

Keane wasn't down to spill all the tea -- but admitted they talked about "everything."

We asked about the nature of their friendship -- Keane said they're both from Dublin.

Bottom line -- Keane's a big fan and says Conor's "gonna do great things."

[h/t Chamatkar Sandhu]

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