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April 30, 2016

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Man shot in head near downtown Las Vegas; gang unit investigating

A man was shot in West Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, according to Metro Police.

Officers were called to the 1700 block of J Street, near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and Owens Street, at about 5:30 p.m., according to Lt. John Pelletier. A man was found with a gunshot wound to his head, and was taken to University Medical Center, Pelletier said. The man’s condition is unknown at this time.

The incident is still under investigation by Metro’s gang unit.

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