Long before Stephen Paddock allegedly killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds of others in Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, his father was reportedly committing armed robberies across the country. In the 1960s, he went on a criminal spree that landed him in prison, sent him on a years-long run from the police, and placed him on the FBI’s Most Wanted list, NBC News reports.
According to the suspected shooter’s brother, Bruce Paddock, their father was Patrick Benjamin Paddock, a high-profile bank robber locked up for a series of armed heists back in the 60s. He allegedly robbed at least three banks in Phoenix, Arizona, stealing more than $20,000—which comes out to roughly $165,000 today, Newsweek reports. He was sentenced to 20 years in a Texas prison, but managed to break out in 1968. A few months later, he reportedly robbed