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Subject: Las Vegas Strip shooting: Multiple casualties reported near MandalayBay Casino - left wing nuts again
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Subject: Las Vegas Strip shooting: Multiple casualties reported near Mandalay
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Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 11:50:09 +0200 (CEST)
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Las Vegas police are investigating reports of an active gunman 
near the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on the city's famous 
strip.

Multiple casualties are reported after the shooting during a 
country music festival at about 10.20pm on Sunday local time 
(6.20am BST).

One Twitter user reported that the Mandalay was on lockdown. 
Another said that two gunmen were shooting from the 32nd floor 
of the hotel.

It is not yet clear how many people have been injured, but 
witnesses are reporting multiple casualties.

The shooting was reported during the Route 91 Harvest Festival, 
an open-air country concert, on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas Police urged people to avoid the area.

8:21am
Flashes reported from hotel as gunfire rains down on concert
Concert-goers reported seeing flashes from the upper floors of 
the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.

Witnesses said they saw multiple victims as they fled the 
gunfire raining down on the open-air concert venue nearby.

Police officers were seen taking cover behind their vehicles 
while others carrying assault rifles ran into the Mandalay Bay.

Some concern goers sought refuge in the basement of the nearby 
Tropicana hotel and casino.

8:16am
Las Vegas flights halted amid shooting
As the situation remains active, Las Vegas's McCarran 
international airport has temporarily halted all inbound and 
outbound flights.

8:06am
One suspect is 'down', say police
Police in Las Vegas say that one suspect is "down" after the 
mass shooting. It is not known if any other attackers are at 
large.

8:04am
Video: Concert-goers dive for cover amid prolonged automatic 
gunfire
Video footage posted on social media captured the sound of what 
appears to be prolonged automatic gunfire during a performance 
by Jason Aldean, the American country music singer. Concert-
goers could be seen running for cover and crouching down to 
avoid gunshots.

7:45am
At least two dead and 24 injured
A Las Vegas Hospital spokesman has confirmed that at least two 
people have been killed and 24 injured with suspected gunshot 
wounds. At least 14 of the injured are said to be in a critical 
condition.

7:43am
Video: Gunfire breaks out during open-air concert
This video captured by a concert-goer captures the sound of 
gunfire during the Route 91 Harvest Festival before hundreds of 
people dived for cover.

7:29am
Gunfire reported from 32nd floor of  Mandalay hotel
Several unconfirmed reports on Twitter suggest that "two or 
three" gunmen were shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay 
Bay Hotel after gunning down a security guard. These reports 
have not been verified.

This video posted on Twitter from a hotel room appears to 
capture the sound of automatic gunfire on the Las Vegas Strip 
below.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/02/las-vegas-strip-
shooting-multiple-casualties-reported-near-mandalay/