Man wounded in shooting near Stratosphere

One person was shot near the Stratosphere late Monday night, according to Las Vegas police.

Police received reports of a shooting north of the casino about 9:30 p.m. and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, police said.

Witnesses told officers they saw multiple people fleeing the scene in a red pickup truck. Police are still searching for those who may be involved.

Anyone with information about the shooting can contact Las Vegas police at 702-828-3111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact reporter Colton Lochhead at clochead@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-4638. Follow him on Twitter @ColtonLochhead.


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