What You Need to Know: Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas Shooter

Las Vegas gunman once owned home in Florida

Stephen Paddock, 64, owned a home in Heritage Isle, a 55-plus community off Wickham Road in Viera, a neighborhood of Melbourne in Brevard County, according to real estate records.The neighborhood is about 120 miles north of West Palm Beach.

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Records show Paddock bought a two-bedroom house on a quarter-acre lot on Sansome Circle in April 2013 and sold it in May 2015. It was unclear how much time he spent in Florida while owning the property.

Paddock most recently was living in a Sun City retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, near the Arizona and Utah borders.

Stephen Paddock's home when he lived in Viera, Florida. (Photo: Julius Whigham II/Palm Beach Post)

A check of online court records showed no arrests or lawsuits involving Paddock in Brevard County between 2013 and 2015.

His brother, Eric Paddock, broke down in tears talking with reporters Monday.

“There’s nothing I can say. My brother did this. It’s like he shot us," Paddock said. "I couldn’t be more dumbfounded."

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