A shooting in central Las Vegas has killed at least one person
A Gunman has locked himself inside the bus on the Las Vegas strip after he shot a man dead outside the Cosmopolitan hotel.
Police have closed off parts of the Las Vegas strip amid the standoff.
Police are currently in the process of talking to the suspect.
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The strip is empty because of the shooting
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Las Vegas Metro police spokesman, Larry Hadfield, said: ”The shooting incident happened on the bus. We had one single shooting incident with two victims, Both were transported to the trauma centre and one is deceased.”
People have taken pictures and video footage of a very quiet Las Vegas strip after police closed down a big section after the incident.
Guests of the Cosmopolitan Hotel have been told to stay in their rooms for their own safety.
This is the second gunman event in 24 hours in the area after a gunman opened fire during an armed robbery at the Bellagio Hotel.
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However, the two incidents have not been linked by local police.