Las Vegas: 2 dead, dozens injured in shooting at music festival
At least two people died early on Monday and 26 were hospitalised with suspected gunshot wounds after a shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday.
The terrifying incident happened during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Sunday night, US time.
The sound of automatic weapon fire sent people running for their lives.
Las Vegas police say one suspect is 'down' after shooting at country music festival that has left two people dead and dozens wounded.
Witnesses heard numerous gunshots at the casino hotel, where police tactical teams were searching for the attacker.
Concert-goers reported seeing muzzle flashes from the upper floors of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino across Las Vegas Boulevard from the country music festival.
Dozens of patrol vehicles descended on the Strip after authorities received reports of an active shooter near the Route 91 Harvest Festival.
Some officers took cover behind their vehicles while others carrying assault rifles ran into the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.