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Police rush to the Cosmopolitan Saturday afternoon

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Posted at 2:56 PM, Mar 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-25 15:56:09-04
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas police are at the scene of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Saturday afternoon.
 
Witnesses say that guests are being told to stay in their rooms and major floors are being evacuated.
 
@DanielHigbee The @LVMPD is on property at this time and you should remain in place until further notice.
 
— The Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan_LV) March 25, 2017
We just had to evacuate the #cosmopolitan because of an alleged shooting. Helicopters and police are on the scene now
 
— James White (@jmsrw) March 25, 2017
The Strip was been blocked off today in front of the @Cosmopolitan_LV. pic.twitter.com/5U1A0GXepB
 
— Brent Scotten (@BrentScotten) March 25, 2017
I was told to go back to the room as the @Cosmopolitan_LV casino floor was cleared out 15 mins ago.
 
— Brent Scotten (@BrentScotten) March 25, 2017
Police say that there is no current active shooter inside the hotel. Officials have closed Las Vegas Boulevard between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue. Officers believe the suspect is on a bus that is on Las Vegas Boulevard. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
 
One victim has been taken to the hospital in unknown condition