A few of the guns Stephen Paddock used in Las Vegas shooting. Guns in the Mandalay Bay hotel room of mass shooter Stephen Paddock. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police photo)

Vegas Police Fire Officer Who Hesitated During Mass Shooting

A veteran Las Vegas police officer who froze in the hallway of a casino-hotel as a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been fired from the force, police said.

Officer Cordell Hendrex was fired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on March 20, police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said late Tuesday.

The department declined to answer further questions, saying the firing was in arbitration.

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