MGM Resorts reportedly files lawsuits against Las Vegas mass shooting victims to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International is reportedly suing more than 1,000 victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting. (John Locher/AP Photo)

MGM Resorts International is reportedly suing more than 1,000 victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting.

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According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, it's an effort to avoid any liability claims from the massacre.

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The company, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest Festival venue, argues it cannot be held responsible for the deaths and injuries from the shooting and all claims "must be dismissed."

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