1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting

Las Vegas Metro police say one person has been shot, and the suspect is barricaded on a bus on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Las Vegas Metro Police are now in a standoff with an unnamed suspect following a deadly shooting on the city's world famous strip. Police said it is unknown what provoked the shooting.

The standoff began a few hours ago after a shooting in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. "Active shooter, get off the bridge, '" she said.

The area surrounding the Cosmopolitan Hotel was evacuated by police, according to USA Today, which reported that police were negotiating with the suspect.




No further details are available at this time.

"It's as if they're shooting a movie, they've shut down Las Vegas Boulevard, and because - and we haven't seen anything slowing down", he said.

Burglars used sledgehammers to smash the windows of the store in the Bellagio Hotel, police said.

The Las Vegas Journal-Review reports that the police responded to reports of a shooting just before 11 a.m. Saturday.

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