Las Vegas Sun

January 20, 2018

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Suspect fires rifle near school; ricochet hits man

Area of shooting

Police are looking for a suspect who fired several rifle shots Tuesday aftenoon and then took off on a dark-colored scooter.

Metro Police received reports of gunfire around 2:09 p.m. Tuesday. In the 3800 block of South Maryland Parkway, they found a man who had been wounded in the leg from what appeared to be a ricochet.

Police said the suspect wore a mask, and early reports indicate the shooter was carrying a .22-caliber long rifle.

The shooting occurred near Orr Middle School, police said.

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