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Las Vegas police investigating shooting in northeast valley

Updated March 13, 2018 - 5:04 pm

A man was shot in the neck Tuesday afternoon in the northeast valley, Las Vegas police said.

Police responded just after 2 p.m. after multiple reports of a shooting on the 3800 block of Via Lucia Drive, near Alexander and Pecos roads.

One caller told police a man in her backyard was claiming he was shot and being chased, Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said. The man was taken to University Medical Center.

Police are still investigating the shooting and no other details were available.

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