On Sunday night, Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, but it appears the country music festival may not have been his original target.
TMZ reports that the 64-year-old had booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, which overlooks the venue that hosts music festival Lollapalooza. The festival began on Aug. 3, and Paddock reportedly booked one room for an Aug. 1 arrival and a second for an Aug. 3 arrival, with an Aug. 6 checkout date for both rooms, the day the festival ended.
A source with the Chicago Police Department confirmed to ABC News that Paddock had reservations at the Blackstone hotel.
Paddock allegedly specifically requested both rooms be a "view room" which
This year's Lollapalooza was attended by 400,000 people, including Malia Obama, and artists included The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Charli XCX, Zara
It was also previously reported by The Daily Beast that Paddock attempted to rent rooms at The Ogden complex and another hotel in Las Vegas, although the rooms
ABC News reported Thursday that investigators believe Paddock may also have scouted sites in Boston.
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