Fiery Crash on Las Vegas Strip, 3 Dead

vegasLas Vegas (CNN) — A shooting and a fiery crash left three people dead in the neon heart of the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday, and police scrambled to find out who triggered the carnage.

The bloodshed closed the Strip for about a block and a half around some of its biggest draws, leaving tourists gaping at a wrecked Maserati, a burned-out taxi and four other vehicles.

“First time in Vegas, and then, like, the whole thing, what you know from movies only — I was shocked,” Christine Gerstenberger, who was visiting the desert gambling mecca from Germany, said Thursday afternoon. She and her brothers debated going back to the hotel “because I’m totally scared,” but “We’re too curious,” she said.

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