A stabbing attack on the Las Vegas Strip killed two people and injured six, three of them seriously. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
A stabbing attack on the Las Vegas Strip killed two people and injured six others. The accident occurred late Thursday morning, near the Wynn Las Vegas casino. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Captain James LaRochelle, it was an unprovoked attack. There was no quarrel before the curbside stabbing began.
Police arrested a suspect within minutes of the attack
And loyal residents of Las Vegas and among the wounded tourists. Three people were reported seriously injured; The others are stable. Police arrested the suspect within minutes of the attack, and arrested him in front of the gun.
I doubt booking
The person arrested is 32-year-old Yoni Barrios, who faces two counts of public murder with a lethal weapon and six counts of attempted murder with a lethal weapon. Barrios was bloodied at the time of his arrest; The weapon was a large kitchen knife. Police said he is not a Las Vegas resident, having recently arrived in the area. Investigations into the attacks slave-woman.
Street performers were among the victims
Some witnesses believe that street performers were among the victims. Talking to KTNV, a witness said the suspect told a street showgirl that he was a chef and wanted a photo with her brandishing his knife. The two women allegedly refused the request and the man began to appeal.
violence in the sector
Violence on the Las Vegas Strip is nothing new. Numerous stabbings and shootings have occurred in recent years along the famous casinos. The most shocking tragedy was the fatal shooting of 60 people in 2017 when a man was 32second abbreviation The floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel opened fire on people attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. This was the deadliest mass shooting by a single person in US history.
Since then many incidents on a smaller scale have occurred in the sector, as well as some false alarms. Mass panic erupted in July when people mistakenly thought breaking glass was a shooting. Hordes of people ran across the floors of the casino to escape in panic. Police later reported that there had been no shooting.