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.
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.