Investigation underway after security guard shoots man

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man suffered a gunshot would after being shot by a security guard overnight, according to Metro Police.

Police said the security guard was patrolling the property of a business in the 3500 block of Teco Ave, near Sunset Road and Valley View Boulevard when he encountered two suspects who were seen exiting a fenced area at the rear of the business.

One of the suspects was possibly armed with a gun and the security officer fired shots, police said. 

Metro officers responded to the shooting and followed a trail of blood that led them to a tent where the shot man was found in a tent.

Police said the man was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.

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