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Keri
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(10-02-2017, 07:34 AM)
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Obviously all violent attacks are awful, but I've visited Vegas so frequently and my family visits it so frequently, I can't help but feel differently about this attack. There really isn't anything to say except, I feel terrible and I hope for the best.
NoRéN
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(10-02-2017, 07:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by SuperBanana

One I'm not sure but generally at casino's off the strip. The other works at the LINQ and it looks like she was there 44 minutes ago based off her snapchat.

As long as there aren't any other active shooters, your friends are safe as the Linq is farther up the strip. Mandalay Bay is essentially at the start of the strip.

My spouse was able to get a hold of her coworker that's staying at New York New York which is three casinos away. Luckily she's off the strip at New Orleans so she's staying there for the time being.
CountAntonius
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(10-02-2017, 07:34 AM)
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Another.
Kettch
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(10-02-2017, 07:34 AM)
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One shooter down is good news. That's usually it, despite there always being early reports of multiple shooters.
scitek
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(10-02-2017, 07:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by GasProblem

Yeah. hopefully the reports about multiple shooters and possible explosives aren't true and they already got the bastard.

I would think there have to be multiple shooters. Unless the one guy was akimbo. There were clearly overlapping shots in the video with the people running for cover.
JaseC
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(10-02-2017, 07:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by NoRéN

Wtf is up with the "vegas-gaf" crap?

You need to be a member of the forum to matter? I hope it's just poorly worded posting.

"Stay safe, VegasGAF" doesn't mean "I don't care about people who aren't on GAF", it means "This is a terrible situation all around and I hope members of this community who may be in the area are okay."
zsynqx
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(10-02-2017, 07:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by CountAntonius

Another.

Fucking hell, it's just non stop gunfire. This is horrible!
Badgerst3
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(10-02-2017, 07:37 AM)
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Witness on CNN is describing new shots fired at Bellagio. Not sure how accurate.
kmax
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(10-02-2017, 07:37 AM)
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Horrific.
SCHUEY F1
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(10-02-2017, 07:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by IAmAnAgnostic

Not sure if posted, but very disturbing video
https://twitter.com/PopCultureWi/sta...37961484341248


Highly likely many are dead...

Jesus christ
Erv
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(10-02-2017, 07:38 AM)
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People making OJ jokes on Twitter. Not even funny
Fancyarcher
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(10-02-2017, 07:38 AM)
Hope everyone in and around the area is safe. Sounds like a really bad situation.
Mario
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(10-02-2017, 07:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Badgerst3

Witness on CNN is describing new shots fired at Bellagio. Not sure how accurate.

I’ve been there the whole time and haven’t heard anything though security is directing everybody to the back of the hotel.
Always-honest
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(10-02-2017, 07:39 AM)
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Stay safe!! Damn what the fuck is this shit?
Chmpocalypse
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(10-02-2017, 07:39 AM)
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Jfc

A long time friend of ours, like family-close, had to run for his life (he works there)

This is so fucked up

Fuck guns so much
AcademicSaucer
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(10-02-2017, 07:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by scitek

From the scanner.


Incredible for something this big to happen in this era of surveillance
tiredheadcrab
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(10-02-2017, 07:39 AM)
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Stay safe Vegas GAF. Those videos are horrifying.
fr0st
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(10-02-2017, 07:39 AM)
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No confirmation of the number of shooters right
whyamihere
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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the amount of bullets...

why would ANYONE need a gun like that who isn't in an military situation?!
Diebuster
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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The videos online are crazy. My job is on the other side of the strip, but we’re on lockdown right now.
TeegsD
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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They seemed to identify the shooter on the scanner. At least on a card in the wallet in his room.
antonz
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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Sounds like it may be done. All the other shooting locations are being reported clear with no shots fired.
StopMakingSense
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by fr0st

No confirmation of the number of shooters right

That tends to be highly innacurrate this early on.
PantherLotus
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(10-02-2017, 07:40 AM)
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These videos are impossible. Like hundreds of shots fired. What the hell is happening.
SuperBanana
(10-02-2017, 07:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by NoRéN

As long as there aren't any other active shooters, your friends are safe as the Linq is farther up the strip. Mandalay Bay is essentially at the start of the strip.

My spouse was able to get a hold of her coworker that's staying at New York New York which is three casinos away. Luckily she's off the strip at New Orleans so she's staying there for the time being.

I'm hoping she's safe. No reply from either of them right now but they might be in lockdown as well.
M52B28
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(10-02-2017, 07:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by whyamihere

the amount of bullets...

why would ANYONE need a gun like that who isn't in an military situation?!

From what I've heard, it is really simple to acquire all types of weapons in Las Vegas. I could be wrong, though.
Pastry
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(10-02-2017, 07:41 AM)
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I was at Mandalay Bay almost a year ago for a conference, I hope everyone is safe :(
hitme
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(10-02-2017, 07:42 AM)
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Name of the dead shooter is out.

Don't post it here.
TeegsD
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(10-02-2017, 07:42 AM)
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Reports at the Bellagio now
Badgerst3
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(10-02-2017, 07:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mario

I’ve been there the whole time and haven’t heard anything though security is directing everybody to the back of the hotel.

Good to know. Probably best not to speculate via third party witnesses. Apologies.

Too chaotic ATM.
Con_Smith
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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Had to call my sis who was visiting for her bday. She's ok and based on the concert footage shown I assume she wasn't in that area but told her to watch out and be safe none the less. Never been to Vegas so didn't know if where she was located was away or not, just told her to get to her hotel and call it a night. Now I'm gonna be worried staying up.
Nealand Liquor
(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by hitme

Name of the dead shooter is out.

Don't post it here.

Why?
RageWaffles
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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oh jesus they're giving out the suspect's possible home address and a (I think) relative's name on the open scanner.


really dumb thing to do, or is that just me?
FyreWulff
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by whyamihere

the amount of bullets...

why would ANYONE need a gun like that who isn't in an military situation?!

Super easy to modify a gun into full-auto, there's also so many of them grandfathered to be completely legal.
Laekon
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
There are no signs of anyone getting hit. There is the video of someone kneeling next to a person but no reaction from others around them that the person was shot.
DMczaf
(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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Holy shit.

I was literally on The Strip like 2 hours ago for my company's booth setup for a convention this week.

I had coworkers calling me asking if I was ok.

Praying for everyone that was at Mandalay Bay tonight.
vatstep
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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That sounded like a mounted machine gun or something. Wow.
PeakPointMatrix
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(10-02-2017, 07:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by NoRéN

Wtf is up with the "vegas-gaf" crap?

You need to be a member of the forum to matter? I hope it's just poorly worded posting.

Calm the fuck down and stop looking for shit to get riled up about. Gaf may be a direct line of communication to any gaffers on the strip right now, hence the “stay safe vegas-gaf”
dc89
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(10-02-2017, 07:44 AM)
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Holy cow this is terrible. :(

Originally Posted by hitme

Name of the dead shooter is out.

Don't post it here.

Since when does GAF censor news?
SomewhatGroovy
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(10-02-2017, 07:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by DMczaf

Holy shit.

I was literally on The Strip like 2 hours ago for my company's booth setup for a convention this week.

I had coworkers calling me asking if I was ok.

Praying for everyone that was at Mandalay Bay tonight.

Glad you're safe, brother
MetatronM
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(10-02-2017, 07:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Badgerst3

Witness on CNN is describing new shots fired at Bellagio. Not sure how accurate.

All he said is that he heard somebody else say that something was happening at the Bellagio. He himself was hiding in his own room, which is facing the Mandalay Bay. So basically he was just reporting hearsay, which of course CNN is now running as news.
Aruarian Reflection
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(10-02-2017, 07:44 AM)
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Stay safe Vegas-GAF
Last edited by Aruarian Reflection; 10-02-2017 at 07:47 AM.
Chirotera
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(10-02-2017, 07:44 AM)

Originally Posted by IAmAnAgnostic

Not sure if posted, but very disturbing video
https://twitter.com/PopCultureWi/sta...37961484341248


Highly likely many are dead...

An elevated position firing into a mass of people...

Yeah, there are going to be deaths. A lot of them.
Tagyhag
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by hitme

Name of the dead shooter is out.

Don't post it here.

Already? We have to be careful with inaccurate information.
Poltergust
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Man, I was there for EVO this year. =(
SteveO409
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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http://www.gettyimages.com/search/2/...al&sort=newest

gettyimages was there for the concert. WARNING: PICTURES OF POTENTIALLY DEAD BODIES
Mario
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Evacuated by security to the Bellagio ballroom. In here with about 500 people. People are mostly calm but a little shaken.

Going to be a long wait before we get back to my hotel I’m sure.
scitek
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by Laekon

There are no signs of anyone getting hit. There is the video of someone kneeling next to a person but no reaction from others around them that the person was shot.

https://twitter.com/ABC/status/914740426417958913

At least 20 wounded.
Einchy
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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https://mobile.twitter.com/LVMPD

They're asking for people not to post their officer locations, which makes me wonder how it's possible that I'm listening to their scanner. A cop was radioing in when he was on the same floor as the suspect. Feels like that's something that I shouldn't know.
SomewhatGroovy
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(10-02-2017, 07:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by dc89

Holy cow this is terrible. :(



Since when does GAF censor news?

Until its verified by the authorities so we don't spread false information.

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