Brother of Las Vegas shooter suspected of child porn possession

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The brother of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock has been taken into custody on child pornography charges. Aerial video showed investigators in a lot behind the building in the 5300 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The evidence was discovered after he was evicted from the Sun Valley business.

Bruce Paddock, 59, is accused of being in possession of more than 600 child pornography images, and is facing 19 counts of sexual exploitation of a child, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement.

Authorities were unable to locate Paddock during the initial investigation.

It was not immediately clear Wednesday if he has retained an attorney.

Almost a month after the deadly shooting, however, Las Vegas and federal authorities have struggled to come up with a motive for the deadly shooting.

Bruce Paddock is not a suspect in the Las Vegas shooting, in which Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded hundreds at an outdoor concert on October 1 before he shot and killed himself. His motivation for the horrific crime, which will go down in history as America's largest mass shooting, remains a mystery, police say. He said he had been questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his brother.

Bruce Paddock told NBC his brother was a "wizard with books" and used to do the family's tax returns so they would get back thousands of dollars in refunds.

This is a developing story.

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