NEW YORK, October 6. /TASS/. Security at concerts and sporting events in Boston (Massachusetts) will be strengthened after the tragedy in Las Vegas, where 64-year-old Steven Paddock shot of participants of the festival of country music.

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This was announced on Friday by the news Agency AP, citing the police chief of Boston and William Evans.

According to him, the decision about strengthening of security measures taken in connection with the appeared in the course of the investigation evidence that Paddock studied the surroundings of the Boston Center for the arts, and also rented rooms in hotels, which went on concert venues in Las Vegas and Chicago.

As noted by the chief of police of Boston, security measures will be strengthened at concerts and sporting events. In addition, employees of the Boston police will discuss with the hotel owners additional security measures given the fact that the Paddock managed to smuggle in your room 23 weapons.