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Most casinos along Las Vegas Boulevard darkened their marquees briefly Sunday.Others whose deaths were marked the same way include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., George Burns and Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people from his hotel room barricaded shut a stairwell door on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay to keep officers at bay during his rampage.The police officers who responded to Stephen Paddock room tell the CBS program Minutes that they used a pry bar to open the door after he screwed a piece of metal on it.In the Minutes segment, the officers also described in harrowing detail how they rushed to his room. One of them said he was bleeding in the neck from a bullet wound. Another said he hurried from police headquarters to the Mandalay Bay while wearing a pair of cowboy boots that he took off in the casino so he could run faster.Inside Paddock room, the officers described seeing rifles, electronics, drills and stacks of ammunition magazines.They went into the room after Paddock shot and killed himself. At that point, they were unsure if there were other shooters or whether the floor was booby trappedOfficials say lights will dim for about 10 minutes at more than 50 casino and shopping properties to mark the time exactly a week earlier when a gunman shot into a crowd at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.Most casinos along the Strip in Las Vegas, along with properties in Henderson and North Las Vegas, are scheduled to darken their marquees.The lights of the Las Vegas Strip were last dimmed to mark the death in February 2015 of legendary former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian.Others who have been similarly honoured include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., George Burns and Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.The Strip was also darkened after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.Federal investigators returned to Stephen Paddock southern Nevada house for what the local police chief calls an effort to re document and recheck the home of the man who opened fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas.Police Chief Troy Tanner told The Associated Press on Sunday he accompanied FBI agents serving a federal search warrant at the three bedroom house on a cul de sac in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada.Tanner says it doesn appear investigators are after anything specific, but they are just taking photographs and examining items in the home. history.Mesquite is a community of about 18,000 residents with casinos and golf courses along the state line with Arizona. It about 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas.The owner of a casino where Stephen Paddock gambled says the Las Vegas gunman didn drink alcohol or show any signs of trouble when he was a customer there.Steve Wynn said in an interview on News Sunday that Paddock had most vanilla profile one could possibly imagine. says Paddock didn run up debts or have a gambling problem. Wynn said butlers, waiters and massage employees knew Paddock and his girlfriend.Wynn also described some of the security measures his casino put in place in recent years that include magnetometers and training of housekeeping staff to report suspicious actions like a do not disturb sign remaining on a door for an extended period of time.Paddock killed 58 people at a country music festival from his 32nd floor suite at the Mandalay Bay, which is owned by MGM Resorts.This story has been clarified to add the name of the Fox Network show.Officials who are announcing a property return plan for concertgoers who fled gunfire at a Las Vegas music festival a week ago say more items will be made available in coming days for people who were in other areas of the venue.