Las Vegas Police on scene of reported shooting near the Strip


LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are currently on the scene of a reported shooting on Harmon Avenue near the Las Vegas Strip.

Witnesses report hearing gunfire from the MGM Signature just before six Sunday morning. Metro first sent out an alert on the closure of Harmon between Las Vegas Boulevard and Koval Lane around 7:30 am.

So far there have been no reports of injuries.

There is currently a large police presence in the area, including SWAT members. Streets in the vicinity will remain closed until further notice.

Guests of the MGM Signature are currently sheltering in place in the hotel-resort’s conference center.

LVMPD says it’s currently looking for this man in connection with the incident:

LVMPD says 45-year-old Jon Letzkus is a person of interest in Sunday morning's shooting on...
LVMPD says 45-year-old Jon Letzkus is a person of interest in Sunday morning’s shooting on Harmon Blvd.(Courtesy: LVMPD)

Officers call 45-year-old Jon Letzkus a person of interest in the shooting. They ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911 immediately.

The incident comes as Las Vegas prepares to host one of the most popular New Year’s Eve parties in the world.

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