Suspect, victim transported to hospital following officer-involved shooting

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person has been transported to the hospital following an officer-involved shooting Thursday morning, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

The shooting happened around 9:15 a.m. at an apartment complex on West Viking Road between Valley View Boulevard and Arville Street, near Wynn Road. Metro Police said a resident walked into the office of the complex armed with a gun complaining about something to a maintenance worker.

Police were called, and during the 911 call, dispatch heard several shots being fired. When officers arrived at the scene, they heard even more shots being fired inside the office of the apartment complex.

Metro ordered the suspect to drop his gun and fired one round at him. The suspect was arrested and taken to the hospital because he was grazed by the officer’s bullet.

The maintenance worker was taken to University Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. According to police, he was shot several times. No officers were injured.

This is the second officer-involved shooting in the Las Vegas valley this morning. Another one happened in North Las Vegas just after midnight.

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