Las Vegas Sun

December 11, 2017

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Midday shooting leaves 1 person wounded

Area of shooting

Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting early this afternoon in the Vegas Heights neighborhood.

In a news release, Metro said one victim was shot and transported to University Medical Center with injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

The shooting occurred about 12:05 p.m. in the 1900 block of J Street, near North Martin Luther King and West Lake Mead boulevards.

One person has been detained at the scene, where police continue their investigation.

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