Update 2017-10-02 (2): Local reports indicate several people have been killed and dozens injured. Due to the proximity to the airport, flight traffic has been disrupted and flights diverted. The police have cordoned off a large area at the southern strip.
Update 2017-10-02 (1): The shooter in Las Vegas appears to still be active. According to further reports, at least several people were injured in the incident in Las Vegas, fatalities are likely. The shooting targets a music festival at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. It is unclear how many assailants are active.
2017-10-02: On Sunday evening (01 October, local time) shots were fired near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, opposite the McCarran International Airport. Police are asking travellers to avoid the area. No suspect has been arrested.
Heightened security measures are to be expected. Disruptions in local traffic are possible. Travellers should follow instructions by local authorities.