02/10/2017 4:56 PM AEDT | Updated 02/10/2017 5:16 PM AEDT

Las Vegas Police Investigate Reports Of Active Shooter Near Casino

People are being asked to avoid the area near Mandalay Bay Casino.

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.

Witnesses told NBC Las Vegas reporter Nathan O'Neal that "bullets were flying everywhere" and that there were multiple shooters.