A shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas sparked it “Multiple victims”the city’s municipal police said in their initial estimate of the incident, adding shortly after that a suspect had been “neutralized.”
The University of Nevada had issued a warning for this Presence of an “active shooter” on the Las Vegas campus. The police also confirmed the presence of a shooter and assured that there could be multiple victims.
Shortly thereafter, the same police assured that the suspect had been “contained” and shortly thereafter stated that he had been found dead, without specifying whether he had been killed by the agents. “The suspect is contained. This is an active investigation. Please continue to avoid the area and be aware of responding emergency units,” he said via X (formerly Twitter).
Apparently the suspect fired several shots on the university campus and injured several people, although it is not yet confirmed whether there are any injuries or fatalities.
Through X, the university had urged students to “run, fight and hide.”
The Metropolitan Police Department said in its X account: “There currently appear to be several victims.“.
The images posted on social media show a large police presence and armed agents inside the campus.
The White House limited itself to saying that it was following events very closely.
The shootings are “an epidemic that the President (American Joe Biden) took very seriously. That’s why we took action. We are monitoring the situation very closely,” presidential spokeswoman Karine Jean said in her daily press briefing. -Pierre.
The University of Nevada, abbreviated UNLV, is a public institution founded in 1957 with around 31,000 students.
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