Woman hospitalized after shooting in west Las Vegas Valley

Updated March 5, 2018 - 8:24 pm

A woman was hospitalized Monday afternoon after a domestic-related shooting in a west Las Vegas Valley apartment.

Just before 2:40 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to investigate a possible shooting at the Sandpiper Apartments at 4650 W. Oakey Blvd., near West Charleston Boulevard, where they found a woman with a gunshot wound to her leg.

Police said the woman, who is is expected to survive, was taken to University Medical Center.

After an hourslong standoff, police took a suspect into custody at about 5:30 p.m., Metro Lt. Grant Rogers said. The unidentified man, wanted in connection with the domestic-related shooting, initially refused to come out of the apartment.

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