Gunshot victim hospitalized as Las Vegas police search for shooter

One person was shot in the southeast Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday morning and the shooter remains at large, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

Police were called about 9:20 a.m. to respond to a shooting on the 1300 block of Sombrero Drive, near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway, Metro officer Larry Hadfield said.

One person was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

Witnesses at the scene told police there was only one shooter, but officers found shell casings of different calibers at the scene, Metro officer Michael Rodriguez said.

Police said they were searching the area for the shooter, who left the scene in a blue vehicle.

Contact Lawren Linehan or 702-383-0381. Follow @lawrenlinehan on Twitter.

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