BREAKING NEWS: Las Vegas Strip showgirls are among those stabbed outside casino – as one is killed and five are injured during knife rampage
At least one person has died in a mass stabbing on the Las Vegas strip.
Several others have been hospitalized after at least six people were stabbed near the Wynn casino in Encore. ‘The extent of injuries’ to those attacked is unknown, according to a spokesperson.
Victims of stabbing include ‘showgirls’ working on the strip.
A witness said: ‘A man just started stabbing and slashing.’
A suspect was taken into custody in front of the Venetian resort with significant amounts of blood ‘on his sleeves’.
The stabbing was reported around 11.42am, said Las Vegas metro police.
Police were called to a casino in the 3100 block of S. Las Vegas Boulevard.
Las Vegas Boulevard is closed to traffic at Spring Mountain Road.
Closures are also impacting Spring Mountain and other streets in the area.