Las Vegas Police Officers Involved in Shooting Outside Bellagio Hotel

Las Vegas police officers were involved in a shooting outside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino late Friday.

Metro police said the shooting took place around 7 p.m. in front of the resort on the strip. Officers received a call about an armed man in front of the hotel fountains when gunfire was exchanged, according to authorities. Neither the officers nor the suspect were injured in the gunfight, police said.

An officer told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the "suspect" is in police custody.

Police are investigating whether any pedestrians were hurt in the incident. One person said in a video posted on Instagram they were hit in the ear, according to Fox 5 Vegas.

The north and south bound lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard was closed as police investigated the incident. Metro police also closed east bound lanes from Interstate 15 to Las Vegas Boulevard.

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