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1 dead in Vegas Strip shooting, gunman barricaded in bus

The standoff began after a shooting was reported Saturday on Las Vegas Boulevard in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino.

Metro Police are investigating a shooting on South Las Vegas Boulevard near Harmon in front of the Cosmopolitan. "Both were transported to the trauma center and one is deceased". They added there is no "credible information" that there is a second suspect. "Active shooter, get off the bridge, '" she said.

We're now investigating a shooting that occurred on S. Las Vegas Blvd. near Harmon.

The shooting near the Cosmopolitan Hotel took place just hours after burglars besieged a jewellery store in the another casino hotel overnight.

In a statement, police said officers responded to the call at 10:48 a.m. and that the shooting occurred on the Strip near Harmon Avenue. There is no active shooter situation at any of the casinos. Police are advising people to avoid the area. 13 Action News is sending a crew to the scene.



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