Trusted local news leader for Kingman, Arizona & Mohave County
Sun, Aug. 18

Hearing set for man accused of selling ammo to Vegas shooter

Douglas Haig (AP file photo)

Douglas Haig (AP file photo)

PHOENIX (AP) – An Aug. 28 status hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of providing armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

The hearing for Douglas Haig had been scheduled for last week, but it was rescheduled at the request of his attorney.

The hearing has been postponed six times.

Prosecutors charged Haig with conspiring to make and sell armor-piercing ammunition.

photo

Stephen Paddock

Authorities say unfired armor-piercing cartridges found inside the Las Vegas hotel room where Stephen Paddock launched the Oct. 1 attack had Haig's fingerprints.

Haig maintains he legally sold tracer ammunition – which illuminates the path of fired bullets – to Paddock weeks before the shooting that killed 58 people.

His charge centers on armor-piercing cartridges.

Contact

This Week's Circulars

To view money-saving ads

For as little as $3.49*