Police swarmed the Las Vegas strip late Sunday following reports of multiple shots fired from the Mandalay Bay casino, media reports said. At least two people are killed and many are hospitalised with suspected gunshots wounds, a local hospital spokesman said.
"We're investigating reports of an active shooter near/around Mandalay Bay Casino," police said on Twitter. Several people including a police officer had been shot at a nearby outdoor concert, a local newspaper reported.
Terrifying scene as concert goers attend to injured while gunman opens fire at Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/3bisNIjur2Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) October 2, 2017
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Las Vegas hospital was taking in "several" people with gunshot wounds, University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen told the paper.