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Man hospitalized after being shot in abdomen in east Las Vegas

A man was hospitalized Thursday night after he was shot in the east Las Vegas Valley, police said.

Officers were called about 7:30 p.m. to the 4500 block of Bennett Drive, near Mountain Vista Street and Tropicana Avenue, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Adrian Beas. When officers arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

The man is expected to survive, Beas said.

Police have not identified any suspects in the shooting, he said. Further information was not immediately available.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

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