Breaking News: Las Vegas, NV: Mass stabbing along the Las Vegas Strip leaves 2 people dead, several people injured and a suspect arrested.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Source: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Information)

Las Vegas, Nevada: The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department have arrested a man who went on a mass stabbing on Thursday, October 6th, 2022.

Pictures: KLAS-TV 8 (Courtesy)

Reports of a stabbing with multiple victims along the 3100 block of Las Vegas Boulevard began coming into dispatch at 11:41 a.m. PT.

Pictures: KTNV 13 (Courtesy)

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 2 people are dead and 6 other people were injured during the mass stabbing.

Emergency responders rushed to the scene, and located a total of 8 victims.

Sadly one of those victims was pronounced deceased at the scene well the second victim was pronounced deceased at University Medical Center.

The remaining 6 victims were transported to area hospitals.

Picture: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Courtesy)

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the suspect in the mass stabbing was arrested and is identified as 32 year old Yoni Barrios.

The mass stabbing suspect has been booked into CCDC on 2 counts of open murder with a deadly weapon and 6 counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

The investigation into the mass stabbing resulted in the closure of freeway ramps, Las Vegas Boulevard, Spring Mountain Road, and Sands Avenue.

As of 6:00 p.m. PT, all ramps and lanes have been reopened.

Following the mass stabbing, Lori Nelson-Kraft with that Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority issued a statement saying, “Our hearts are with all those affected by today’s tragic incident on the Strip. Our destination has always placed the highest priority on the safety of our residents and visitors. At this time, all indications are that this was an isolated incident perpetrated by one individual, who has been apprehended.”

Clark County also released a statement following the mass stabbing saying, “Our thoughts are with the victims of this senseless attack on the Strip today. We are grateful for the quick response from our fire department, police, and other first responders.”

In a statement posted to Twitter following the mass stabbing, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said, “Our hearts are with all those affected by this tragedy. At the State level, we will continue to work with partners in law enforcement to make resources available on the ground and ensure the Las Vegas Strip remains a safe and welcoming place for all to visit.”

Our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the families and friends of the 2 people who died in the mass stabbing along the Las Vegas Strip.

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