More than 20 dead, 100 injured in shooting on Las Vegas Strip; police say suspect is dead

LAS VEGAS — More than 20 people were killed and at least 100 others injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday night at a country music festival opposite the Mandalay Bay hotel and resort on the Las Vegas Strip, authorities said. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said the hospital is still evaluating the condition of…

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on 02 October 2017 shows Sheriff Joe Lombardo (2-R) speaking during a press briefing in the aftermath of the active shooter incident on Las Vegas Boulevard. At least 20 dead and 100 are reported at the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard South in Las Vegas. Reports indicate that late at night on 01 October during the second night of the festival that a gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay hotel into crowds at the festival. Police said a suspect identified as a local resident, who was not named, had been shot and killed by officers. Police are still looking for a companion travelling with the suspect as a ‘person of interest’. EPA-EFE/LVMPD / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES