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November 26, 2014

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Suspects sought after man is shot in Stratosphere parking lot

Metro Police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday night in a Stratosphere parking lot, officials said.

The shooting occurred at 9:35 p.m. in the Stratosphere’s north parking lot, near the intersection of Philadelphia Avenue and Commerce Street. Gunfire struck a male victim multiple times, Metro Lt. David Valenta said.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center with injuries not considered life-threatening, Valenta said.

Police have not determined a motive for the shooting, but they are searching for multiple suspects seen riding in a large, red truck, Valenta said.

The shooting did not disrupt casino operations. The intersection of Philadelphia Avenue and Commerce Street is closed while police investigate.

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