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The Latest: Gunman who opened fire in Reno, Nevada, is dead

Police respond to an active shooter at a high-rise building of luxury condominiums in Reno, Nev., Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. A suspect is in custody after opening fire for at least 20 minutes Tuesday night, but there are no reports of any injuries, authorities said. The shots were fired at the Montage, a building in downtown Reno where SWAT teams and news vans have gathered. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)
November 28, 2017 - 9:38 PM

RENO, Nev. - The Latest on a gunman who opened fire in Reno, Nevada (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

Police in Reno, Nevada, say a gunman who fired shots from high-rise condos to the street below is dead.

Deputy Chief Tom Robinson told reporters Tuesday night that the man had died after a SWAT team went to the 8th floor of the Montage and engaged him. It wasn't immediately clear whether he was killed by police gunfire or his own.

Robinson says the man had a hostage and was firing from a condo in the building down to the street below, but neither the hostage nor anyone else was hurt.

The luxury high-rise is surrounded by some of downtown Reno's most popular casinos, but the streets were mostly empty when the man was firing.

Authorities say gunshots were going off for at least 20 minutes.

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8:30 p.m.

Authorities say someone opened fire at a high-rise building of luxury condominiums in Reno, Nevada, but there are no reports of any injuries.

Reno police tweeted Tuesday night that the suspect has been detained.

Trooper Chris Kelley of the Nevada Highway Patrol tells the Reno Gazette-Journal that shots were heard from the building for at least 20 minutes.

The shots were coming from the Montage, a building in downtown Reno where SWAT teams and news vans have gathered. TV news reporters say they heard several shots fired since arriving.

The building is surrounded by some of the city's better known casinos and was once a casino itself before it was converted into luxury condos, according to its website.

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