Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, people assist a wounded woman at the Tropicana hotel during an active shooter situation on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Witness accounts of gunfire, chaos, blood, heartbreak and survival emerged Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in police reports made public seven months after the Las Vegas Strip shooting that became the deadliest event of its kind in modern U.S. history. (Chase Stevens /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

LAS VEGAS — Police documents about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October’s Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and gun control.