Multiple police officers are investigating a shooting inside a Mirage hotel room. The suspect has been arrested. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the police, a suspect in a shooting was taken into custody early on Friday morning, just a few hours after a shooting at the Mirage hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip left one man dead and two women in critical condition.
“The suspect has been traced, identified, and arrested! And all of this occurred within the first six hours after the incident,” tweeted Captain Dori Koren of the Vegas police homicide section.
“There is no such thing as getting away with murder in #Vegas!” he tweeted alongside a series of hashtags applauding the “relentless” work of the police force.
The captain had earlier reported to KLAS that the gunman had escaped the room after shooting the three other people who had been in there with him, which resulted in the historic hotel being placed under lockdown.
Two ladies were hurt after being targeted on August 4 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, according to the police.
According to authorities, the incident took place in a room on the hotel’s eighth floor.
Police suspect there was a fight that started the incident.
Police say the shooter, who is thought to be in his 40s or 50s, knew the victims.
He is still at large, but police are optimistic that they will get him.
Investigators have solid information and promising leads, according to Lt. Dori Koren of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
On social media, a number of users claimed that the resort on the Las Vegas Strip was under lockdown with numerous police officers there.
Shooting at the Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip with reports of multiple victims shot the hotel is on Lockdown with reports one person is dead.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that they were looking into a shooting that took place in a hotel room at the Mirage.
“One individual has been pronounced dead.
“This inquiry is ongoing, and we will offer updates as they become available. Please avoid the vicinity.”
Hotel guests and tourists were left stunned and perplexed by the shooting.
According to the police, there will be “no additional disturbances.”
Contact the LVMPD homicide department or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 if you have any information.