A shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has caused “multiple victims,” the city’s Metropolitan Police has indicated in its initial estimates of the event, adding shortly after that a suspect had been “neutralized“.
On social media, the Las Vegas Police have urged citizens to avoid the area, while the university itself has warned its students that the alert received was not a drill and that they were safe.
The police have not specified the number of people affected or whether there are deaths or injured and has maintained that “there appear to be multiple victims“The White House has limited itself to pointing out that it is following what happened very closely.
The shootings are “an epidemic that the president (American, Joe Biden) has been taken very seriously. “That’s why we have taken action. We are monitoring the situation very closely,” presidential spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said in her daily press conference.
The University of Nevada, abbreviated as UNLV, is a public institution founded in 1957 that has around 31,000 students.