Las Vegas police arrest masked man carrying fake gun at mall

'Active shooter' scare at The Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas

'Active shooter' scare at The Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas

"No person located with gun, no shots fired, no victims".

Las Vegas police evacuated a mall Thursday evening after reports of a masked gunman in the building.

"The mall has been evacuated while officers ensure the suspect is not inside", the spokesman says. Only few details are available but the mall is on lockdown.

No shots were fired and nobody was injured at the Boulevard Mall. Details about the circumstances are still unclear.

In October, a gunman opened fire on concertgoers Las Vegas, killing 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police mentioned no photographs have been confirmed and no accidents reported.

We'll have the latest information on 8 News NOW at 11.

Boulevard mall manager Timo Kuusela told CNN said witnesses claim to have seen an armed man enter the mall. It is home to about 100 stores and restaurants, as well as offices.

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