2 people are dead and 6 are injured in a mass stabbing in front of the Wynn Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.
— KSNV News 3 Las Vegas (@News3LV) October 6, 2022
According to witnesses, some of the victims were showgirls who were taking pictures with tourists on the Vegas strip.
Video of an injured showgirl in her costume being wheeled to an ambulance (warning: graphic):
This raw video shot by Montreal tourist Pierre Fandrich shows one of the victims of a mass stabbing on the Las Vegas Strip. Eight were stabbed. Two are dead. Three are critical. | Coverage: https://t.co/v6L29iayAt pic.twitter.com/Ve5gm2M905
— Brett Clarkson (@BrettClarkson_) October 6, 2022
“The suspect reportedly had a kitchen knife and told the showgirls he was a chef that wanted to take a photo with them.” The Daily Mail reported. “When they refused the stabbings started, recounted a woman who said four of the injured showgirls worked for her.”
The unidentified suspect is in custody.
Fox 5 Las Vegas reported:
During a press conference Thursday afternoon, Las Vegas police Capt. Dori Koren said there were eight people stabbed on the Strip.
Of the victims, Capt. Koren says two people have died and three are in critical condition. Police say the remaining victims are in stable condition.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating multiple stabbings on the Las Vegas Strip.
LVMPD said the incident happened around 11:42 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 3100 block of S. Las Vegas Boulevard, near the Wynn Las Vegas.
Bystanders in the area told FOX5 that some of the victims were showgirls taking pictures with tourists.
LVMPD said a suspect is in custody.
Vegas police provided an update on the broad daylight stabbing: