Man in critical condition after shooting

A man is in critical condition after being shot at an apartment complex early Friday morning.

A Las Vegas police officer was in the Sportsman Manor apartment complex, 5600 Boulder Highway, near Tropicana Avenue, on an unrelated call when he heard gunshots around 3 a.m.

Officers found a man with three gunshot wounds. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said the shooting was part of an attempted robbery.

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