A possible SNIPER is on the loose in Las Vegas, as a US Marshal and a Las Vegas Metro Police officer have been killed, possibly at two different location. SWAT team has been called in to the Circus Circus hotel and casino.
This is a developing story and information is still coming in.
Check out these videos, where you can hear a hail of gun fire erupting:
— LIVE Protest Feed – Cam Grey 👽🛸🖤🌊 (@camerongrey) June 2, 2020
— 187 fuck the police (@VeRsAcEeDiA) June 2, 2020
U.S. Marshal shot @ circus circus casino in vegas, citizens in area are saying they are suspecting a sniper and swat is looking for the suspect. A protestor was also shot, so they are unsure who is the perpetrator. pic.twitter.com/WausqdrLjz
— andi (@andiedsntexist) June 2, 2020
Information continues to pour in about two shootings Metro Police are working. Metro sources tell 8 News Now one of their officers was shot in the head at Circus Circus.
At the Federal Courthouse, an officer-involved shooting occurred when officers fired on a suspect who fired a shot at the courthouse. The suspect was hit several times. There is no word on his condition.
Initially, 8 News Now’s Metro sources relayed a US Marshal had died after being shot in the head in front of the Federal Courthouse.
Las Vegas police said they are investigating two officer-involved shootings on Las Vegas Boulevard overnight Monday.
Just before midnight on June 1, police taped off areas near Circus Circus and another downtown by the federal courthouse.
In an email, police said they were on scene of an officer-involved shooting near the 300 block of Las Vegas Boulevard South, near Bridger Avenue.
An officer was shot on the 2800 block of Las Vegas Boulevard South, near Circus Circus, police said.
Las Vegas police and other agencies were also heavily in the area of University Medical Center.
#BREAKING: Metro sources confirm with @8NewsNow that an @LVMPD officer was shot in the head near @CircusVegas. This is the scene at @UMCSN right now. We’re also told that Metro Police shot someone else at the Federal Courthouse in #LasVegas, after he opened fire. #8NN pic.twitter.com/5Z3s2CdMCq
— Orko Manna (@orko_manna) June 2, 2020
At one point the hotel was looted:
— Gabo (@_GaboRios) June 2, 2020
This comes as a shootout was also reported in St. Louis.