Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus |

Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus Saturday along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard, police said.

The standoff began after a shooting was reported on Las Vegas Boulevard in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino.

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died.

University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said two people were taken to the hospital after the Saturday shooting.

She said one person has died and the other is in fair condition.

Police say they do not believe there are any other suspects. No further information was available on the shooting.

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Las Vegas Boulevard is closed between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue.

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