Gunman shoots dead two people before turning weapon on himself during deposition at law office in Las Vegas

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Written By Maya Cantina
  • Cops rushed to the offices of Prince Law Group in Summerlin to reports of gunfire shortly after 10.30am local time 
  • A source told KTNV the shots were fired during a deposition, with the gunman killing two people before fatally shooting himself 

A gunman today shot dead two people before turning the weapon on himself at a law office in Las Vegas.

Cops rushed to the offices of Prince Law Group in Summerlin to reports of gunfire shortly after 10.30am local time.

A source told KTNV the shots were fired during a deposition, with the gunman killing two people before fatally shooting himself. 

Officers shut down traffic in the area as a major emergency response was launched, with initial reports stating the gunman had barricaded himself inside.

‘This is a dynamic event and multiple LVMPD emergency vehicles are responding,’ police stated on social media. ‘Please avoid the area.’ 

Multiple people have reportedly been shot at a law firm in Summerlin, Nevada , and three have died, including the suspect 

Law enforcement responds to a shooting Monday, April 8, 2024 at a law office in Las Vegas

Law enforcement responds to a shooting Monday, April 8, 2024 at a law office in Las Vegas

People were evacuated from the nearby Citi National Bank in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas, Nevada

People were evacuated from the nearby Citi National Bank in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas, Nevada

According to sources, shots were fired amid a deposition and the shooter killed two people before turning the weapon on himself

According to sources, shots were fired amid a deposition and the shooter killed two people before turning the weapon on himself

The shooting reportedly took place at Prince Law Group, a law firm

The shooting reportedly took place at Prince Law Group, a law firm

'We are investigating a shooting inside a business near Pavilion Center Drive and Charleston,' Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said

‘We are investigating a shooting inside a business near Pavilion Center Drive and Charleston,’ Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said

A resident who lives close to the scene of the shooting shared the aftermath on an Instagram live and said it was a ‘tense’ situation. 

He said LVMPD, undercover cars, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and Clark County Fire Department were all responding to the situation. 

The office building is near Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa.

The suspect was a male and the two victims that are deceased are a male and a female, according to Sheriff Kevin McHahil.

‘I just want to assure the community now we believe that the suspect is deceased, we do have two deceased victims on scene and there is no further threat to the community,’ McHahil said.

No further details have yet been disclosed. 

This is a developing story, check back for more details.

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