Transcript for More than 20 dead, 100 injured after Las Vegas shooting: police
We experienced an active shooter situation. Approximately 1008 PM tonight this evening. We had calls come into dispatch. Of multiple shots being fired from the direction of the Mandalay bay towards. The route nine. Through investigation in response we determined there is a shooter on the 32 floor of the Mandalay today. Officers responded to that location and engaged to suspect. At that location he is dead currently. He has been and dignified he is a local resident I will not release his name at this time. But we are in arrested. In a companion that is traveling with him. And her name is no provide you to name some please be Akron on this. Here's Mary Lou Dan only in anime are. LOU. Last name spelled out DA NL EY. She is a Asian female approximately 4114. Foot eleven. Wade of 111 pounds we have not located her. At this time and we are in arrested and talking to her per follower. Two vehicles or in arrest and in locating and we need your assistance with that. We have a a Hyundai Tucson. With Nevada played 114. Baker 40 B 40. And it Chrysler Pacifica touring. Nevada plate. 19. 401. These are the plates registered to thus is suspect. That we located at the Mandalay bay. So who's a couple of things that need to occur at this time one is the Red Cross is responding to used to headquarters here at the police department. At 400 south Martin Luther King to receive any phone calls from family members. Who are trying to locate their family that were attended the concert and aren't on able to contact them. So that number will be established or shortly we'll get it out used to publicize are here shortly. Additionally anybody that may have cell phone video or any type of video. Associated with this event that would be a benefit to the investigation. Please respond to the Las Vegas much bomb police. Department headquarters of 400 south Martin Luther king and we will take cuss deal that video so he's having you evaluated and you'd think it would be a benefit. Please bring that down. Two the headquarters. So family members if you. Are you do not want to wait for a call and you want to respond in person we have set up family. Retreat area for you to respond so we can help you locate your loved ones. Here at the headquarters or you'll be contacted by a police officer security headquarters and they will direct you to where you need to go. Standing with me is and special agent in charge of the FBI Aaron Rouse he is assisting with the investigation which is ongoing. And then we have fire chief Greg Cassel from Clark County fire and they are assisting with all the victims now as far as number of victims. I cannot give you an accurate number at this point we have a well in excess of a hundred plus injured. And excess of twenty plus. That have died. At this point. So we will get those numbers to you are accurately as soon as we can. I'm but please bear with doses is an ongoing investigation. I'm but we are comfortable that the primary aggressor and received and is. Has expired or passed away. And here is no longer a threat there's been a multiple multiple phone calls. And accusations. Or. Conjecture coming through social media. Actors multiple shooters at other result resorts that has been proven to be false. Additionally there is been. Accusations or beliefs there's there's some explosives going off. That is also faults the only explosive contained in this event was from our swat team breaching the room. So pleased. We are pretty confident that there is no longer a threat other than we are attempting to locate the person of interest. And no not at this point we believe it's a local individual he'd resorts here locally. I'm I'm mattered liberty give you his a place of residence yet because as an ongoing investigation. We don't know what his belief system was there just aren't.
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