Updated: 02/10/17 : 07:24:56
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World :: LIVE - Shooter active in Las Vegas - dozens reported dead

Police in Las Vegas are responding to reports of an active shooter near the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

At least one gunman is reported to have opened fire at a country music festival being held on the Las Vegas strip.

More than twenty people have been killed and at least 100 injured

A gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel toward an open-air music festival being held close by.

Videos on social media show hundreds of people fleeing from the scene.

The sound of what appears to be automatic gunfire can be heard in some clips. See video below

Las Vegas police have advised people to avoid the area. There are unconfirmed reports of multiple casualties.

The area is now on lockdown. All clubs and businesses on the strip are closed.

Update: Over 20 dead. over 100 injured

More to follow....