Cleaning up after mass murder – US expert talks about Las Vegas aftermath
Dr John Fildes is medical director of the trauma centre at the University Medical Centre in Las Vegas. More than 100 injured and wounded people were admitted to the centre on the night of Stephen Paddock’s mass shooting.
On the night the unimaginable rained down on the brightly lit Las Vegas Strip, it was the faces of the familiar that jarred Dr John Fildes. On October 1 last year, a wave of injured and wounded poured through the front doors of the trauma centre at the University Medical Centre in Las Vegas. Less than an hour earlier, shooter Stephen Paddock, holed up in his suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 concert-goers. Continue reading…