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Retired officer accidentally shoots self at Strip hotel, police say

A retired Las Vegas police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg inside a Strip hotel Thursday night, police said.

The shooting occurred around 9:50 p.m. in the 3600 block of Las Vegas Boulevard, near Flamingo Road, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Miguel Ibarra.

Officers responded and found a man shot in the leg. Ibarra said the man was a retired Metropolitan Police Department officer.

“At this time, it appears it was accidental,” Ibarra said.

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