René is not into political conspiracies. She believes that Las Vegas hotels and officials are not being honest about what happened last Sunday because it’s bad for the tourist trade.
René says that she and her husband Dan had returned to the Bellagio after dinner at his parents’ house and they were seated at the Petrossian piano bar near the hotel entrance with plans to join up with her longtime friend who was at the country music festival.
Suddenly, shots rang out and a tsunami of people – René calls it a “stampede” – came rushing in through the front doors. She says people weren’t running around barricades, they were running *through* them and *over* them.
She describes the popping sound of automatic gunfire and then security ordering everyone toward the back of the building, where she and her husband were forced to go and from which vantage point she then saw crews cleaning up the broken glass in the front of the lobby.
It was then that she decided to record the livestream which I posted a couple of days ago. She did this out of her sense that fellow Las Vegas visitors were not being properly alerted about safety concerns.
As a result of coming forward, René has has received dozens of messages and videos from others confirming and adding to her testimony but who wish to or who must remain private and she shares some of their information.
Then, she describes checking out of the Bellagio, when the attendant denied to her that there had been a shooting at the entrance. This left her and her husband dumbfounded. She was able to argue that they’d been blocked access to their room and that they were too ruffled to sleep – and they were were duly comped for their room.
Meanwhile, for whatever it’s worth, an anonymous poster to the /pol/ sub-Reddit claims that the Las Vegas Police Department has not been in charge of the mass shooting investigation since last Monday, that DC’s FBI office is covertly in charge. In addition, seven shooters were allegedly involved but that a much worse scenario was averted, in which hundreds or possibly thousands could have been killed …
PS: Clark County Police Blotter:
UPDATE: ONE SUSPECT NEUTRALIZED AT MANDALAY BAY, 32ND FLOOR, POSS SECOND SUSPECT INSIDE, EVACUATING HOTEL
METRO ON SCENE DEVICE IN AN ACURA SUV AT LUXOR, SETTING PERIMETER
UNITS ON SCENE ACTIVE SHOOTER AT BELLAGIO, FACILITY LOCKED DOWN, MULTIPLE STRIKE TEAMS DEPLOYED
UNITS ON SCENE ACTIVE SHOOTER AT TROPICANA HOTEL, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TAKING ROUNDS, NO SUSPECT INFO