The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department filed an opposition motion to a decision stating they had to release evidence pertaining to 1 October. Judge Stefany Miley said she wasn't sure they laid out their case adequately in their paperwork.

"It's just kind of generalities, and the catch phrase, 'an ongoing investigation.' You're going to need to beef it up," Miley said to Metro's lawyer Jackie Nichols.

"We feel disclosure of all the documents is not appropriate," Nichols argued.

Lawyers for the media filed multiple freedom of information requests, and a lawsuit to secure the release of 911 calls, body camera footage, dash cam footage, evidence logs and much more information pertaining to the night of 1 October, where 58 people were killed in a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.

Metro also argued for privacy of people shown in some of the videos. Nichols for Metro argued that it would cost up to $500,000 to redact all the information the media is requesting, along with blurring of people, faces, and some information shown on dash cam videos and Metro body cameras. Judge Miley responded by saying she didn't know of a case where names from 911 calls were redacted, or faces were blurred in court video.

Jackie Nichols said even just the volume of things they would have to go through would take them weeks, if not months to begin producing the content the media is requesting.

Justin Shiroff, a Ballard Spahr associate in the firm's Las Vegas office, represents media from all around the country and he argued that Metro should get started redacting now.

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