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Metro Investigating Double Shooting in Northeast Las Vegas | Crime

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Metro Investigating Double Shooting in Northeast Las Vegas
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LAS VEGAS --  Metro officers are investigating a double shooting in the 2000 block of N. Nellis which happened Sunday afternoon.

According to police, shortly after 4 p.m. at an apartment complex near the intersection of N. Nellis Blvd. and Lake Mead Blvd. two groups of people got into an argument which led to a suspect pulling out a gun and firing more than 10 shots at the other group.

Two male victims were hit by the gunfire. One was struck in the abdomen and the other was shot in the knee. Both victims were transported to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects fled the scene. At this time there is no description of the suspects.

Metro's gang squad unit is investigating if the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555. 

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