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One person dead, five wounded in stabbing on Las Vegas Strip

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Posted at 1:26 PM, Oct 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-06 16:11:01-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Five people are injured and one is dead after a suspect began stabbing people on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday afternoon.

The suspect was taken into custody by Las Vegas police in front of the Venetian, reportedly with a significant amount of blood “on his sleeves.”

Police are currently taking victims to area hospitals with "unknown extent of injuries," according to a spokesperson.

Traffic along Spring Mountain at Las Vegas Boulevard will be shut down while an investigation is conducted.