Posting date: May 24, 2023 at 06:40h
Last updated: May 24, 2023 at 06:40h
An unidentified man was sought late this week by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) detectives for questioning about a weekend shooting that injured two men near Las Vegas Boulevard.
One of the wounded men was rushed by ambulance to University Medical Center on Saturday night. It was unclear what was the extent of his injures, but it is believed he underwent medical treatment at the hospital.
Updated information on his condition was not immediately available on Wednesday.
A second victim was also wounded by a bullet. He drove himself to a local hospital.
He could speak with police officers a short time after getting injured, suggesting he was less seriously hurt than the first victim.
Officers likely asked him for details about the argument among the men and facts about the shootings.
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The gunfire took place at about 9:52 p.m. near the intersection of Spring Mountain Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. It appears that two men got into a fight with the suspect. The reason for the men’s argument is not known, Las Vegas television station
KVVU reported over the weekend. It was also unclear if the two men knew the shooter before the violence broke out.
On Sunday, LVMPD officers posted photos on Twitter of the suspect.
Officers are asking the help of the public in identifying the suspect and help on gathering evidence on the shooting.The case was taken over by LVMPD Convention Center patrol detectives. Detectives searched the area around the shooting for physical evidence and possible witnesses.Police did not release the names nor ages of either of the victims.
The suspect is a man. According to the
Las Vegas Review Journal
, he was wearing a white shirt and black shorts when he shot. The
reported that he was seen near an RTC stop in front of the Neiman Marcus at Fashion Show mall. The Fashion Show mall is about a half-mile away from the crime scene. The police have not indicated that they are looking for any other suspects.