Las Vegas Strip Shut Down With Gunman On Bus

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Police say a gunman barricaded himself inside a bus along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard.

The standoff began after a shooting was reported Saturday on Las Vegas Boulevard in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino.

A hospital spokeswoman says one person died in the shooting and another is in fair condition.

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Las Vegas Boulevard was closed between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue.

Police say they do not believe there are any other suspects.

Around 6:30 p.m. police announced that the suspect surrendered peacefully.

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