Steve Wynn: Las Vegas shooter's behavior 'would have triggered a whole bunch of alarms here'

Las Vegas hotel and resort owner Steve Wynn said on Sunday that the behavior of the suspected shooter who opened fire on a country music festival would have put his employees on high alert. 

"The scenario that we're aware of would have indicated that he didn't let anyone in the room for two or three days, that would have triggered a whole bunch of alarms here," Wynn told Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday." 

"And we would have — on behalf of the guests, of course, investigated for safety and it would have been provocative situation. I'm sure that the same is true in other hotels but in this hotel, a 36-hour, a 24-hour, 36-hour 'Do Not Disturb' on a room is a predicate for investigation," he added. 


Wynn's comments come a week after the suspected gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, opened fire on an outdoor concert on the Las Vegas strip, killing 58 people and leaving hundreds injured.

The shooting has ignited debates over gun control and hotel security. 

Wynn, who has said in the past that Las Vegas is a target for terror attacks, added that his properties have added various increased security measures in recent years. 

"We had to recruit and expand security by tens of millions of dollars to cover every entrance, to retrain the entire workforce, from housekeeping and room service, and people are in the tower and observing people," he said. 

"We had to cover every exit and every aspect of the building to see if we could identify and preempt any kind of terroristic or violent action. It is never perfect, of course, but what you can do, to use local vernacular, you can change the odds, I guess," Wynn continued.