1 useless, 2 injured in taking pictures at Mirage Resort on Las Vegas Strip

1 person killed in hotel room, police confirm

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a fatal shooting at the Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip that left one man dead and two women injured.

The shooting happened in a hotel room on Thursday around 8:30 p.m. LVMPD Capt. Dori Koren said early Friday morning.

The 8 News Now I-Team first reported the information Thursday night through sources. Officers arrived on the scene within a minute of the 911 call, Koren said.

Koren said there was an altercation in the room between four people who all knew each other. One person in the room shot the other three, Koren said. The shooter then left the room.

Mirage fatal shooting investigation (KLAS)

The injured shooting victims were taken to UMC Hospital, Koren said. They were in critical condition on Friday morning.

“We take any extreme violence in our city very seriously,” Koren said. “You’ve seen it in all the research we’ve done. We are confident that we will solve this case.”

Police were looking for the suspect Friday morning. Investigators have singled out various areas of the hotel as part of their investigation, Koren said.

Due to the shooting, hotel security and the Metropolitan Police have restricted access to the property. Guest video shows police with shields entering the hotel and casino.

Police have not released a photo of the suspect, but said at least one person in the room has ties to the area. Koren said there is no threat to the public.

Security allowed guests to return to the property around 10:50 p.m

“We are investigating a shooting in a Mirage hotel room,” shortly after 10 p.m. the Metro Police tweeted. This is an active investigation and we will provide more information as it becomes available. Please avoid this area.

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