Standoff in Las Vegas evacuates Cosmopolitan hotel

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It happened on a double-decker bus on Las Vegas Boulevard near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. She said one person has died from the shooting and another person is in fair condition. According to a tweet from the LVMPD, part of the Las Vegas Strip has been shut down after the gunman barricaded himself inside a bus. Police do not believe there are additional suspects and the matter is not being treated as an active shooter situation.

Around 11:30 a.m. Las Vegas police reported that they were investigating a shooting that occurred on South Las Vegas Boulevard.

"It's as if they're shooting a movie, they've shut down Las Vegas Boulevard, and because - and we haven't seen anything slowing down", he said.

Police evacuated the nearby Cosmopolitan hotel and casino floor shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday.

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The luxury resort was briefly put on lockdown, and at least one person was taken into custody.

After initial reports that just one person was hurt in the shooting, police announced later that one person had been killed and that another has been transported to the hospital, per 8 News Now.

An official who spoke with media Saturday said there's no information that suggests the two incidents have any connection.

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