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2 dead in Las Vegas hotel shooting


LAS VEGAS (WKOW) -- A man shot and fatally wounded a woman, then killed himself Friday night at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Police say the female victim has been identified as a vendor associated with the concierge desk at the hotel. The man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

It happened about 8:30 p.m. on Friday near the high-rise hotel's front entrance. The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Neither the gunman nor the victim has been identified.

The shooting happened as the hotel's registration desk was busy on a Friday night with the National Finals Rodeo and other events in town.

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