Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store Saturday morning inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino that sent crowds into panic.
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Later, police evacuated the nearby Cosmopolitan hotel and casino after a person was shot and another person was barricaded on a bus on Las Vegas Boulevard.
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Guests at the hotel were instructed to shelter in their rooms. Police blocked off South Las Vegas Boulevard between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue.
Former Sacramento Kings player Scot Pollard tweeted about the incident. He was in Las Vegas.
“It’s scary here right now,” Pollard said.
Police said in a statement on the Bellagio burglary on Saturday that a preliminary investigation suggests that at least three people entered the store and one of them fired gunshots. No one was injured and a suspect was taken into custody.
Reports said the burglars wore pig masks.
Authorities say initial reports indicated there was an active shooter but that proved to be false. Parts of the casino property are closed as police investigate.