Scene of the incident in Las Vegas (photo: Getty Images)

The gunman who killed 58 people and injured over 500 in Las Vegas on Sunday, Stephen Paddock, set up some cameras in and around his hotel suite, police have said.

According to police, two cameras in the hallway and one in the peephole allowed him to see if “law enforcement or security.”

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But officers have yet to ascertain what prompted Paddock, 64, to carry out the act.

However, they do know there was a high degree of planning.

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters on Tuesday: “This individual was pre-meditated. Obviously pre-meditated, the fact that he had the type of weaponry and the amount of weaponry in that room.

“It was pre-planned extensively and I’m pretty sure he evaluated everything he did in his actions.”