An Arizona man who offered ammunition to Las Vegas bloodbath gunman Stephen Paddock was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on one depend of producing ammunition and not using a license.
Douglas Haig, 55, was charged in Arizona earlier this yr with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets after authorities mentioned his title was discovered on a field in Paddock’s resort room on the Mandalay Bay resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
In accordance with a Justice Division assertion, Haig operated an internet enterprise promoting “excessive explosive armor piercing incendiary ammunition, armor piercing incendiary ammunition, and armor piercing ammunition.”
The Justice Division says Haig offered his ammunition to prospects in Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming and South Carolina. The cost makes no point out of his gross sales to Paddock.
Paddock killed 58 individuals and injured a whole lot of others on the evening of Oct. 1 when he opened fireplace from his suite onto concertgoers on the Route 91 Harvest nation music pageant on the evening of Oct. 1. He killed himself as police approached his room and investigators have been unable to pin down a motive for the bloodbath, the worst in U.S. historical past.
Investigators mentioned within the Arizona case that unfired armor-piercing bullets discovered within the Las Vegas resort the place Paddock launched the assault had Haig’s fingerprints.
Haig is scheduled to make an preliminary court docket look Sept. 5.
The Related Press contributed to this report.