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The Latest: Security guards kill armed man at casino-resort

1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, January 01 2019 Jan 1, 2019 January 01, 2019 8:17 PM January 01, 2019 in News - AP National

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting Sunday at a casino-resort in suburban Las Vegas (all times local):

8:05 p.m.

Police say security guards shot and killed an armed man in a casino-resort Sunday in suburban Las Vegas during a confrontation.

The man, whose name was not released, was walking through the Green Valley Ranch resort about 3:40 p.m. when people told security that he was carrying a handgun, police told the Las Vegas Review-Journal .

Police say three security guards confronted the man, and he drew his weapon. Police say that two of the guards shot the man. He received medical care at the casino but later died.

Police say no one else was injured. Henderson Police Department Lt. Kirk Moore says he does not know if the man shot his weapon or how many shots were fired.

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7:51 p.m. Police in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson say one person has been shot inside a casino-resort.

Henderson Police told KLAS-TV and KSNV-TV that one person was shot by hotel security inside the Green Valley Ranch resort about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Police told the stations that there is no threat to anyone else. No other details were available.

Henderson Police did not return a voicemail seeking details about the incident.

The Green Valley Ranch is owned by gaming company Station Casinos.

Station Casinos spokeswoman Lori Nelson did not immediately respond to an email seeking information.

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