Las Vegas police have apprehended a man who opened fire at the Mandalay Bay Casino.
At least 2 people were killed and 24 were hospitalized with suspected gunshot wounds following a shooting in Las Vegas, Reuters reported Monday, citing a hospital spokesperson.
The Las Vegas police confirmed on Monday that a suspect in the shooting incident who’d been apprehended earlier was “down.”
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department had responded to the shooting incident by launching a manhunt as scenes of the carnage were posted online.
The police, nevertheless, continued to urge people to avoid the area; part of the highway was closed off.
The Hollywood Reporter cited officials who said that shots were heard at other locations, indicating that there may have been multiple gunmen.
Some flights bound for the Las Vegas airport were diverted in the early hours of Monday following incident, McCarran International Airport tweeted.