Murder - Suicide at Excalibur Hotel and Casino

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Updated: 12/15/2012 12:19 am
UPDATE: LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a man and woman are dead after a murder-suicide shooting at a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Police say the circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.


UPDATE: LAS VEGAS (KSNV)-- A man is dead and a woman is in serious condition after a shooting at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino, according to Metro police.

Just before 8:30 p.m. a woman was shot before the suspected shooter turned the gun on himself and committed suicide, police said.

The woman was transported to UMC trauma in serious condition, officers said. Detectives are on scene investigating.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are responding to reports of shots fired at a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas Police Sgt. John Sheahan tells The Associated Press that police were called to a report of gunfire just before 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Excalibur hotel-casino. He didn't immediately release any other details.

The Excalibur is located at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. It was the largest hotel in the world with more than 4,200 rooms when it was completed in 1990.

The hotel is named for the mythical sword of King Arthur, and its facade is a stylized image of a castle.

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