One person wounded in southeast valley shooting

One person is in critical condition after a Monday shooting near the Eastside Cannery, Las Vegas police said.

Dispatchers received calls about a person in the area needing emergency medical help about 1:30 p.m. near the 5400 block of East Harmon Avenue, near Boulder Highway, police said.

Arriving officers found the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. Police said the shooting followed an altercation.

The victim was taken to University Medical Center, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Metropolitan Police Department at 702-828-3111, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact reporter Colton Lochhead at clochhead@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-4638. Follow him on Twitter @clochhead44.