A GUNMAN opened fire on a crowd at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada and there are unconfirmed reports that there are incidents at multiple hotels on the strip.
The Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the city’s famous strip has been placed on LOCKDOWN after gunfire was heard from the top of the hotel and people ran away in terror.
The shooter is reported to have been found DEAD in his hotel room and up to 2 people are so far reported to be dead and up to 20 injured.
EYEWITNESS SAYS THERE WAS MULTIPLE SHOOTERS
Las Vegas police said they were investigating reports of an active shooter near or inside the casino.
Mandalay Bay is located on the south end of the Vegas strip on Las Vegas Boulevard and across from McCarran International Airport.
Police shut down Las Vegas Blvd and urged the public to stay away. Flights were being held in and out of the airport.
The final night of the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival was taking place across the street from Mandalay Bay when the reported shooting took place from the top of the hotel down on the crowd.
One eyewitness said he was attending the Route 91 music festival when he heard gunshots around 10:00 p.m. “The band ran off stage and it was pandemonium, everyone was running, people were getting trampled.”