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2 dead after shooting at Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas

Police are seen outside the Excalibur hotel after an apparent murder-suicide that left a man and a woman dead on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

December 14, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Two people have died after a shooting at the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas on Friday night.

According to Las Vegas police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer, the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. A man standing in the lobby by the registration area apparently shot a woman standing near him. He then turned the gun on himself and died at the scene. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition and later died.

It did not appear that anyone else was hurt in the incident. Part of the hotel was cordoned off for an investigation, but the rest of the hotel remained operational. The investigation is ongoing.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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