Orlando brother of Las Vegas gunman reacts to mass murder

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

ORLANDO, Fla. -- WFTV's Nancy Alvarez spoke with the Orlando-area brother of the gunman responsible for the largest mass murder shooting in US history.e

“There’s nothing I can say. My brother did this. It’s like he shot us," Eric Paddock of Waterford Lakes told Eyewitness News. "I couldn’t be more dumbfounded.”

"It's like an asteroid fell out of the sky," Paddock said of his stunned reaction to his brother, Stephen Paddock's utter violence, adding he last heard from the gunman in the days following Hurricane Irma.

“There’s nothing I can say. My brother did this. It’s like he shot us," Eric Paddock of Waterford Lakes told Eyewitness News. "I couldn’t be more dumbfounded.” "It's like an asteroid fell out of the sky," Paddock said of his stunned reaction to his brother, Stephen Paddock's utter violence, adding he last heard from the gunman in the days following Hurricane Irma.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.