At approximately 1200 local time (2000 UTC) on 6 December 2023, police officers responded to reports of an active shooter on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, located in the University district of Las Vegas. Authorities issued a shelter-in place order for the university’s campus and cordoned off streets in the vicinity of Frank and Estella Beam Hall while searching for the perpetrator. Police officers then exchanged gunfire with the shooter, a former professor, before ultimately killing him. Three people were killed in the shooting — including the perpetrator. One more was injured. The gunman’s motive for the attack is under investigation.