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    Deadly Shooting in Las Vegas (48)

    Las Vegas police have apprehended a man who opened fire at the Mandalay Bay Casino.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) At least 2 people were killed and 24 were hospitalized with suspected gunshot wounds following a shooting in Las Vegas, Reuters reported Monday, citing a hospital spokesperson.

    The Las Vegas police confirmed on Monday that a suspect in the shooting incident who'd been apprehended earlier was “down.”

    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department had responded to the shooting incident by launching a manhunt as scenes of the carnage were posted online.

    The police, nevertheless, continued to urge people to avoid the area; part of the highway was closed off.

    The Hollywood Reporter cited officials who said that shots were heard at other locations, indicating that there may have been multiple gunmen.

    ​​Some flights bound for the Las Vegas airport were diverted in the early hours of Monday following incident, McCarran International Airport tweeted.

    Deadly Shooting in Las Vegas (48)


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