There are reports that at least two people are dead after an unidentified shooter or shooters opened fire on Sunday at a music festival at the Mandalay Bay hotel and resort on the Las Vegas strip.
The Associated Press reports:
Concert-goers reported seeing muzzle flashes from the upper floors of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino across Las Vegas Boulevard from the country music festival and the sound of what they described as automatic gun fire
Witnesses said they saw multiple victims as they fled the gunfire raining down on the concert venue.
Some later huddled in the basement of the nearby Tropicana hotel-casino.
Some officers took cover behind their vehicles while others carrying assault rifles ran into the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
The Los Angeles Times reports that at least two people are dead and 24 others are hospitalized.
Flights in an out of nearby McCarran Airport have been temporarily halted.
Source : npr.org
Pic : John Locker/AP