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Venetian employee targets company picnic in deadly Las Vegas park shooting

Anthony Wrobel, 42, has been identified as a suspect in a deadly shooting at Sunset Park on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (Photo courtesy LVMPD)

Police are searching for an armed and dangerous suspected shooter who killed one person and injured another at a Venetian Hotel picnic at Sunset Park Sunday evening.

Authorities identified Anthony Wrobel, 42, as the homicide suspect.

Police say he is also an employee at the Venetian and are calling the shooting a case of workplace violence.

LVMPD Lt. Ray Spencer said the suspect targeted hotel executives who were at the park.

"Those employees were having a picnic when a suspect arrived on scene and walked up to a picnic table where several hotel executives were at," said Lt. Spencer.

Witnesses told News 3 they heard three to five gunshots.

One woman was killed, and a man in his 50s was transported to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.

Joseph Edling says his mom works at the Venetian.

“I was at the casino and I get a call from my mother that a shooting has happened at Sunset,” said Edling.

Police located the suspect’s vehicle at McCarran International Airport. However, authorities are still searching for the suspect himself.

Investigators would not elaborate on whether there was any indication the suspect may be trying to leave through the airport but assured the public that they are "actively working on all those leads right now."

A spokeswoman for The Venetian said the casino-resort team is working with law enforcement on the investigation.

"We can confirm there was an incident this evening at Sunset Park involving our team members," the statement provided Monday reads. "The Venetian team is working closely with Las Vegas Metro on the investigation. Any questions regarding this investigation should be directed to Las Vegas Metro."

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