Las Vegas shooter reportedly researched Boston concerts


But the commissioner said there's a meeting planned with officials from hotels in the area to talk about the Las Vegas shootings and how to increase society.

Stephen Paddock, the shooter who opened fire at a Las Vegas music festival, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more before killing himself, researched outdoor concert locations in Boston, according to reports.

Law enforcement are still trying to find Paddock's motive for the shooting.

The Red Sox issued a statement about the reports. City officials are working closely with federal authorities.

But William Evans said Thursday he could not confirm the report and had not been briefed on the matter. The FBI has requested all inquiries be referred directly to them. "We're aware of the media reports, but because it's an ongoing investigation, I'm not going to speak any more to it than that".

"While there is now no credible threat to Fenway Park according to public safety agencies, the Red Sox have been working with city, state, and federal officials on increased security measures for postseason games at Fenway Park", the Red Sox said in a statement.

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The Red Sox are asking fans to arrive early for all postseason games at Fenway Park to leave time for security screenings at the gates.

Paddock actually booked a room in Chicago overlooking the Lollapalooza venue of Grant Park.

Former President Barack Obama's daughter Malia attended one of the Lollapalooza shows at Grant Park, which was held August 3-6. Malia Obama, daughter of former President Barack Obama, was among the thousands of spectators at the Lollapalooza festival.

Another official, also speaking under anonymity, confirmed that Paddock had been searching Boston concert venues.

Where other mass killers have left behind a trail of plain-sight clues that help investigators quickly understand what drove them to violence, the 64-year-old shooter had almost no close friends, social media presence or other clear connections to the broader world.