LAS VEGAS, NV. (THECOUNT) — A scare for Las Vegas Metro Police Thursday after a vehicle loaded with guns was located near the Regal Colonnade theaters, which is premiering the new “Joker” movie.

Police say firearms were found inside the vehicle in the area of I-215 East Beltway Trail & S Eastern Ave in Las Vegas on Thursday.


On October 3, 2019 at approximately 4:51 p.m. while conducting patrol in in the area of the 8800 block of South Eastern, officers contacted multiple individuals near a vehicle in a parking lot, reports KTNV on Saturday.

The guns were found two days after the city observed the second anniversary of the mass Oct 1 shooting.

As the officers interacted with the individuals, they learned that there were firearms located within the vehicle.

At this point in time, LVMPD does not suspect any criminal activity.

No individuals were arrested and no citations were issued.

Police say public safety is a priority and additional resources will continue to be available for response to local theaters in the event police response is required.

People are encouraged to report any suspicious activity by calling 702-828-7777 or 311/911 for immediate police assistance.

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