The gunman was stationed on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and took fire at the crowd on ground zero nearby. It is also believed there was a gunman positioned at the New York New York hotel and another at the Luxor hotel, though that is also still unconfirmed.
At the time of posting (11:30 pm PST), Las Vegas was under lock down. Flights were put on hold, the I-15 freeway was shut down and hotels near Mandalay Bay were not allowing anyone to enter or exit.
Police confirm the news.
We're investigating reports of an active shooter near/around Mandalay Bay Casino. Asking everyone to please avoid the area. #LVMPDnews