Las Vegas Sun

November 17, 2017

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Man critically injured in shooting in North Las Vegas


A man was shot several times after exchanging gunfire early Monday with another resident at a North Las Vegas apartment complex, police said.

North Las Vegas Police received reports of shots fired about 1:30 a.m. at Newport Village Apartments, 1827 W. Gowan Road, spokeswoman Officer Chrissie Coon said.

Police arrived to find a 31-year-old man in critical condition, she said. Several apartment buildings had been sprayed with stray gunfire, she said.

Preliminary investigation indicated the man had exchanged gunfire with a 42-year-old resident at the complex, Coon said.

The victim was taken to University Medical Center.

The other man was uninjured and was detained for questioning, police said. No one else was injured.

North Las Vegas Police ask anyone with information regarding the shooting to call 702-0633-9111 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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