One dead and one wounded in Las Vegas Strip shooting

  • Suspect surrenders without cause;
  • Injured victim sustained minor wounds;

At least one person is dead after a man shot two people on a bus in Las Vegas Saturday evening.

The attacker surrendered after four house of standoff that lasted over four hours with security police spokesman Larry Hadfield briefed reporters.

A SWAT vehicle sits in front of the bus on Las Vegas Boulevard.

While briefing reporters Hardfield noted that the second person who was shot sustained injuries and was receiving treatment in hospital.

The suspect that carried out the shooting stayed in the coach bus for several hours even as negotiators and tactical teams came to the crime scene on Las Vegas Boulevard, which was closed between Flamingo Road and Tropicana Boulevard as the event unfold.

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Police authorities said at about 3:20 p.m. (6:20 p.m. ET), the suspect surrendered. He was carrying a handgun police affirmed.

The man was the only one on the white double-decker bus with advertising wrappings that masked windows making it difficult to see through.

According the Hadfield, the incident is not related to terrorism and there is no proof the incident is connected to a robbery earlier on Saturday at the Bellagio.

The police spokesman Hadfield also noted that he had no information about the man who carried out the shootings and the victims involved.


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