Update: at least two people have been killed and 24 injured after gunfire was heard on the Las Vegas strip.
Las Vegas police are investigating reports of an “active shooter” on the Vegas strip.
Reports suggest that the shooting happened a country music concert near Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
Update: There are reports of "multiple injuries" in a shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas pic.twitter.com/sANWKqQAVV
— Sky News (@SkyNews) October 2, 2017
Las Vegas police have urged people to “avoid” the south end of the strip.
They also stated that Las Vegas Boulevard has been shut down at Tropicana.
Please avoid heading to the south end of the Strip. Las Vegas Blvd is shut down at Tropicana, southbound past Russell Rd at this time.
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017
More to follow.