Gunman barricades himself in bus in Las Vegas

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26 March, 2017

Part of the Las Vegas Strip was shut down Saturday as police investigated a shooting that sent at least one person to the hospital.

A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus today along the Las Vegas Strip after a shooting that left one person dead, officials said.

Police surrounded the bus as they investigated the shooting, Officer Larry Hadfield told CNN.

Police have confirmed one person has been shot and transported to UMC Trauma.

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Las Vegas Metro Police are now in a standoff with an unnamed suspect following a deadly shooting on the city's world famous strip.

"There is no credible information that there is a second suspect and no other victims have been located", Hadfield said. At 2:25 p.m. the account tweeted, "North/southbound traffic on Las Vegas Blvd continues to be closed while we work to peacefully resolve this ongoing barricade". "Active shooter, get off the bridge, '" she said. Police are advising people to avoid the area.

This story is developing.


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