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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 04: Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters to brief members of the media on a mass shooting on October 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On October 1, Stephen Paddock killed at least 58 people and injured more than 450 after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating allegations that some department employees participated in the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol last week. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in an emailed statement that as the FBI has been investigating the attack, the department “received information that some of its employees may have participated.” Vegas police say they will conduct a thorough inquiry into the allegations and cooperate with federal officials. The department did not offer more details and did not immediately respond to questions about how many employees the allegations involve.