Las Vegas shooting suspect’s father was once one of FBI’s Most Wanted

Stephen Paddock, the suspected shooter in the attack on concertgoers in Las Vegas on Sunday that killed at least 58 and injured at least 515, was the son of a famous criminal.

His estranged father, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, was a notorious bank robber who spent years as one of the country’s most wanted fugitives.

According to the Tucson Daily Citizen, the elder Paddock, also known as “Chromedome,” “Old Baldy,” and “Big Daddy,” was arrested in 1961 and accused of robbing more than $20,000 from several branches of Valley National Bank in Phoenix.

While he was being arrested in Las Vegas, the newspaper reported, Paddock “attempted to run down an FBI agent with his car.”

He escaped from prison, however, while serving a 20-year sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in La Tuna, Tex., Read More at: