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Las Vegas Security Guard Shot Before Rampage Appears to Have Vanished

Jesus Campos has been hailed as a hero, even as the story changed. Twice.

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Editor's Note: The information in this article has been critiqued by Snopes.com as false

LAS VEGAS — The story seemed straightforward: The unarmed security guard approached Stephen Paddock's room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, distracting the gunman and potentially saving lives. With a gunshot wound to his leg, he helped point officers to the gunman's location and stayed behind to evacuate hotel guests. He…

Jaweed Kaleem reports for the Los Angeles Times.

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