AUSTRALIA’S popular male stripper group Thunder from Down Under have been involved in a shooting at a Las Vegas hotel.
One person is in police custody, after shots were fired at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino.
The male revue group regularly perform up to 11 shows a week at the hotel, and promise “Dynamic dance routines, barely there costumes, state-of-the-art lighting and chiselled abs” on their official website.
Police said that at about 9.30pm, a man wandered through the locker room used by the cast of the show.
It is understood he was going through their personal belongings, Fox 5 Vegas reports.
When members of the cast confronted the man, they allegedly pushed him out of the locker room and into a courtyard.
Aussie strippers in Vegas shooting
A cast of buff entertainers .. Thunder From Down Under. Picture: Facebook/Thunder From Down Under Source: Supplied
The man then allegedly pulled a gun and fired a shot into the air.
The shot ricocheted off of a wall and struck one of the cast members in the face.
The victim’s injury was minor, police said.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing. The motives of the shooter are unknown, but he is understood to be age between 25 and 30.
He was taken to University Medical Centre and will be charged when released, the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
He appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine, police said.
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