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3 People Killed in Shooting at Las Vegas University

At least three people were killed and a fourth critically injured after a shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on Wednesday, December 6, police said.

Police added that the suspect had also been found dead.

The first gunshots were reported shortly before 12 pm in Beam Hall, where a business school is located, according to UNLV officials. About 30 minutes later, police responded to additional gunshots in the Student Union building, they said.

Writing on X, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman called the shooting “tragic and heartbreaking.”

By Wednesday evening, police did not release details about the victims, the suspect or a possible motive.

Footage filmed by Cesar Marquez shows armed SWAT teams evacuating students from campus on Wednesday afternoon. Credit: Cesar Marquez via Storyful

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