Doug Haig, who lives in Mesa, Arizona, says he sold 720 rounds of ammunition from his home business to Stephen Paddock.
The rounds he sold were tracer ammunition, which leave a traceable round when fired.
“He said he was going to go and put on a light show. And I can’t remember whether he said for or with his friends but that’s what he did say,” Haig said.
But newly released search warrant records filed last fall by the Metropolitan Police Department said Haig “…may have conspired with Stephen Paddock to commit murder with a deadly weapon.”
Haig strongly denies that.
“I felt they were hoping they could find a connection between myself and Paddock that would go back showing that I supplied him with most of his ammunition, possibly even some firearms. They’re not going to find it. I talked to the guy three times.”
It’s unclear whether Haig is still a person of interest but he was the only one mentioned by name in the search warrant other than Marilou Danley, Paddock’s girlfriend. Authorities have since said they don’t plan to bring charges against her.
“I feel horrible,” Haig said.
He doesn’t blame himself, but within weeks of the massacre, he still decided to shut down his business.
“I’m still racking my brain for what did I miss. Why didn’t I pick this up?”
Haig, represented by his Phoenix attorneys Marc Victor and Andrew Marcantel, has not been charged. His attorneys say he continues to cooperate with investigators.
I-Team reporter Vanessa Murphy is in Mesa, Arizona to continue our team coverage today.