UPDATE: Las Vegas police say that a Ross Dress for Less security guard got into an argument with a store manager, went to his car to grab a gun, and returned to the store. The suspect identified as Mohamed Mahmoud, then walked to the back of the store where the manager was stationed and opened fire.
The manager was not hit by any bullets.
The suspect then left the store and was met by several officers. He began shooting at those officers, and one of them returned fire. Mahmound was shot once and taken to the hospital.
His condition is currently unknown, but officers have confirmed that he was taken into surgery.
ORIGINAL: A witness inside of the Ross Dress for Less store at 4000 Blue Diamond Road says that a person opened fire inside of the store. The witness was flustered and the call dropped before they could provide more details.
#UPDATE from @LVMPD: This was a domestic dispute at the Ross at Valley View & Blue Diamond. Domestic dispute between a family, man tried to shoot at a woman, that’s when officers shot him. No word on his condition.— Sasha Loftis (@SashaLoftis) August 12, 2018
#breaking Witness reports shooting at Ross on Blue Diamond. Massive police, fire & EMS response. Working to get you more details but getting pushed back. #8NN pic.twitter.com/dUXIJ0aiSL— Brittany Edney (@BrittanyEdney) August 11, 2018
BREAKING: Witnesses report a shooter at Ross at 4000 Blue Diamond in Las Vegas. I called the Ross. A boy answered. He told me someone was shooting inside and outside of the store. He was very shaken up, told me he couldn’t find his mom. He just left the dressing room @8NewsNow— Darlene Melendez (@DarleneMelendez) August 11, 2018
A witness inside the store just told me, his account not confirmed, that a retail worker was in an argument with the store security then one of them left the store, came back in and that’s when the gunfire began. #breaking #8NN— Brittany Edney (@BrittanyEdney) August 12, 2018
Officers have responded to the area. and street closures are in place on Blue Diamond Road.
LVMPD is investigating an OIS on the 4000 block of Blue Diamond Rd.
Media staging area is located at 8130 S Valley View Blvd.— LVMPD PIO (@LVMPD_PIO) August 11, 2018
This is a developing situation.