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Amid legal tug of war, footage of the Las Vegas massacre remains off-limits to the public

LAS VEGAS - The footage looks unremarkable - a balding man sitting slouched at a video poker machine. The same man walking in a hallway with luggage on a carrier. Riding in an elevator. Eating alone.

Unremarkable except that the figure in the video was Stephen Paddock, the man who ultimately settled in on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and opened fire down below at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on the night of Oct. 1, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds of others.

Released by MGM International Resorts, it was just one more glimpse into the largest mass shooting in modern American

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