Police are investigating following reports of an active shooter near a casino in Las Vegas.
People have been warned to avoid the area around Mandalay Bay Casino which is located on the south end of the famous Vegas strip, NBC news reports.
We're investigating reports of an active shooter near/around Mandalay Bay Casino. Asking everyone to please avoid the area. #LVMPDnews— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017
Please avoid heading to the south end of the Strip. Las Vegas Blvd is shut down at Tropicana, southbound past Russell Rd at this time.— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017
Witnesses told NBC Las Vegas reporter Nathan O'Neal that "bullets were flying everywhere" and that there were multiple shooters.
Video courtesy of Drew Akioshi. He was attending the concert at mandalay bay when shooting started. pic.twitter.com/mbyh9Y387q— David Sakach (@davidsakach) October 2, 2017
More to come.