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Bus Standoff evacuates Cosmopolitan hotel

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Hoofy7, Mar 25, 2017.

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  1. Hoofy7

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    Did you see there was a shooting by Cosmo and they evacuated people now? @Sonya
     
  2. Hoofy7

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    The board was down when it all started. Complete craziness. They evacuated a lot of Cosmo and are sweeping the building. Some have been moved to Aria and others are stuck in rooms or elsewhere.
     
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  3. Sonya

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    I did not see that because I'm in nerd-monkey mode. Awful when these things happen, especially in our favorite city where we are supposed to have no cares or worries. :(
     
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    Whew.....we just checked out yesterday afternoon. This incident and the robbery at Bellagio today. Crazy!
     
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    FFS the world has gone mad. Any reports yet on what this was all about?
     
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    I still feel safe about Vegas but this just reminds us all to stay vigilant at all times
     
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    Damn. It's a bat shit crazy weekend on the strip. It seems like if there is one national news story event on the strip, it ends up being followed by more.
     
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    This is crazy. The hotels need to stay "open" in the scence that screening at a hotel entrance IMO would kill Vegas. It's also crazy to think someone is walking around a casino with a gun and they are not part of security.

    And I agree, things like this happen in every major city but it is jarring when it happens on the strip.
     
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    according to a friend that lives in town, the suspect is barricaded in a bus...not sure what type though
     
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    According to radio station AM 720 in Vegas, someone was shot on a bus in front of Cosmo.
    Nothing is going on inside the hotel. I've updated the title of this thread to reflect that.

    Looks like a city bus
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    Though that is still bad news I feel better for some reason knowing it was not IN a hotel.
     
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    resort fees increases :ssst:
     
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    Here's hoping all who need to be in a safe place are now clear of any danger!

    Thinking of all VMBers and all other visitors and employees in the vicinity! :peace:

    RICHARD
     
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    This is just madness robbery and now shooting on a bus.... I never really experienced it or seen anything like this in Vegas but man how crazy it must been
     
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    People in the city are taking March Madness literally.

    Horrible to feel uneasy on vacation. Hope all are safe. Cops there seem to be doing a good job.
     
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    Hoping that everyone is off the bus and just the gunman is still on it. I love the duce and can't even imagine what i would do in a situation like that.
     
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    MGM Resorts says LVB is closed to cars and pedestrians between Flamingo and Harmon. If you're in Vegas, please stay safe!
     
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