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UNLV Shooting: Three Victims Confirmed, Suspect Dead

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, December 6, 2023 4:00 pm

Las Vegas, Nevada – A tragic shooting unfolded at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on Wednesday morning, leaving at least three victims dead.

Initial Reports and Press Conference:

At 11:45 a.m., shots rang out on the UNLV campus, prompting a swift response from law enforcement. A brief press conference was held at 1:30 p.m., offering limited information but confirming the death of the suspected shooter and the absence of any further threat to the community.

Details So Far:

  • Number of Victims: At least three fatalities have been confirmed.
  • Shooting Location: The initial shots were fired at Beam Hall, the Frank and Estella Building, home to UNLV’s Lee Business School.
  • Additional Report: Authorities responded to a secondary report of gunfire at the nearby student union, though the connection to the main incident remains unclear.
  • Suspect Status: The suspected shooter is deceased.
  • Further Information: Law enforcement has not provided additional details on the identities of the victims, the motive for the shooting, or the circumstances surrounding the suspect’s death.

University Response:

UNLV immediately issued a campus-wide alert advising students and staff to shelter in place. The university is currently cooperating with law enforcement in the ongoing investigation.

Investigation and Updates:

The investigation into the shooting is in its early stages. Further details are expected to be released as the investigation progresses.

Key Takeaways:

  • A shooting occurred at UNLV on Wednesday morning, resulting in at least three deaths.
  • The suspected shooter is deceased.
  • Law enforcement is still investigating the incident.
  • The university is cooperating with authorities.
  • Further updates will be provided as information becomes available.

This is a developing story. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

Credits: 8 News Now

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