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Performers stand on stage during the Kabuki Spectacle in front of the Bellagio hotel and casino Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. Singers and dancers performed the ancient Japanese storytelling art as the Bellagio fountains functioned as a massive watery movie screen behind them, displaying animated scenes. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas was on lockdown following reports of a shooting


Authorities rushed to the Bellagio hotel Saturday morning following reports of a shooting.

The Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas was placed on lockdown following reports of an armed raider wearing a pig mask storming a Rolex store and "firing shots."

The Las Vegas Police Department took to Twitter to deny claims that a shooting occurred.

"Initial reports indicated there was an 'active shooter' which was false," the department tweeted. "NO injuries."

Here is the tweet from the Las Vegas Police Department.

One guest tweeted this photo of a raider at the scene wearing a pig mask.

Las Vegas Police confirmed it had been called to an attempted armed raid on a Rolex store inside the complex and one man has been arrested.

A police spokesman said: "The preliminary investigation suggests that at least three suspects entered a retail store to commit the burglary.

Hotel guests said they heard gunshots. This user claimed to have seen the shots.

Another Twitter user posted chilling photos of the scene outside of the hotel.

Witnesses reiterated the reports of a masked individual.

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