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Police seek those involved in northeast valley shooting

Las Vegas police investigating a shooting in the northeast valley on Thursday afternoon were unable to find those involved, according to police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer. Officers responded to the 3600 block of Cecile Avenue, near Cheyenne Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, after receiving multiple calls of a shooting at 2:45 p.m. They found possible bullet impacts near an area apartment complex but not the injured person whom callers said fled.

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Feds seek mental evaluation for doctor in drug sting

For Dr. Vinay Bararia, it has been one fight after another with the government since his March 2012 arrest for unlawfully selling painkillers. Bararia, 43, caught in an undercover sting by federal drug agents in a hospital parking lot, pleaded guilty in December to one count of distributing a controlled substance. But he’s still fighting with the government — this time over his sentencing.