One person killed, two injured at Mirage hotel on Las Vegas Strip

One person has been killed following a shooting at 3,000-room resort hotel The Mirage on the Strip.

Officers from the Las Vegas Metro Police could be seen hurriedly walking through the gaming floor of the hotel following reports of a shooting on the eighth floor of the 3,000 room hotel 

Hotel guests were left standing around after being told that the place was going into lockdown

Dozens of police vehicles were seen gathering outside the hotel on the Las Vegas strip

 Las Vegas Metropolitan Police asked people to avoid the area. 

‘We are investigating a shooting in a hotel room at the Mirage,’ Metro police tweeted shortly after 10pm 

‘One person has been pronounced deceased. This is an active investigation and we will provide more information as it becomes available. Please avoid the area.’ 

In one clip posted online, police and security personnel could be seen walking hurriedly through the gaming area of the hotel while guests could still be seen sitting at the slot machines, seemingly unaware of what was unfolding around them. 

 Another video shot at the entrance of the hotel sees guests standing around in the lobby having been told they were not allowed to leave the property.  

Multiple users on social media said police locked the casino down and pastislot would not let anyone

The entire resort was placed into lockdown ensuring no guests could either depart or arrive

An ambulance could be seen pulling into the driveway of the hotel to deal with casualties

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