Man attacks ex-girlfriend, is shot in northeast Las Vegas

Updated April 26, 2017 - 10:47 am

A man was shot multiple times at an apartment complex in the northeast Las Vegas Valley early Wednesday morning.

The shooting took place about 3:20 a.m. at Estates at Westernaire, 3975 N. Nellis Blvd., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said.

The wounded man was being treated at a local hospital as of 4:45 a.m. He was in stable condition and is expected to survive, Metro officer Larry Hadfield said.

Police said a woman was asleep with a man when she woke up to her ex-boyfriend punching her. The sleeping man woke up, grabbed a handgun and shot the ex-boyfriend two or three times.

The shooter left before police arrived.

No arrests have been made, Hadfield said.

Review-Journal writer Lawren Linehan contributed to this report. Contact Mike Shoro at Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

News Headlines
Home Front Page Footer Listing
You May Like

You May Like