LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro police have reopened Las Vegas Boulevard after it was closed in both directions at Sahara on Tuesday afternoon due to a shooting.

Police confirm three people have been shot.

Two people were taken to the hospital and one other person suffered minor injuries. Police do have a suspect in custody. Police also closed the parking lot of Bonanza Gifts.

Police say just before 6 p.m. a person tried to steal a sweatshirt from Bonanza Gifts and was confronted by security. The suspect then shot one of the security guards according to the police. The suspect was also shot during a struggle with the security guards. Police were not able to say whether security shot the suspect or they shot themselves during the scuffle.

Police activity shuts down Las Vegas Blvd. at Sahara (KLAS)

The Regional Transportation Commission tweeted, “From 6:15 PM, Jun 14 2022 Police activity on Las Vegas Blvd and Sahara Ave All NB and SB lanes are closed. Use other routes.”

This is a developing story and this article will be updated as needed.