BREAKING: Active Shooter Situation at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas


Reports of an active shooter situation at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino where the Route 91 Festival is being held began rapidly spreading on social media late Sunday night.

Police are now investigating at the scene and have asked everyone to avoid the area.

Witnesses say there are multiple victims, and according to police scanner reports, one officer may have been shot. Several streets in the surrounding area were being blocked off and police were telling people in the vicinity to barricade themselves inside.

The incident is still developing, we will be providing updates as they come in.

UPDATES: Police scanners have reportedly said that University Medical Center (UMC) is full.

At least two people are dead and 24 were hospitalized with suspected gunshot wounds, according to Reuters.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have just confirmed via Twitter that one suspect is down.

The number of people reportedly transported to the hospital.

First responders carrying victims away on stretchers.

At least 20 people have now been confirmed dead.

Gunshots ring out at the Route 91 festival.

Various tweets from people in the area.

Country singers attending the event also tweeted about the incident. Luke Combs said that he and others were safe.