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Woman injured in shooting in downtown Las Vegas

Updated June 5, 2018 - 6:18 pm

A woman wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in downtown Las Vegas is expected to survive, police said.

The shooting happened before 4:45 p.m. at Main Street and Bonneville Avenue. It was not clear how many shots were fired, but a woman was hospitalized at University Medical Center after a bullet grazed her head, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Grant Rogers said.

Details leading up to the shooting were not immediately available.

No suspects were in custody as of 5 p.m., Metro spokesman Larry Hadfield said.

Downtown resident Roger Molett said he was crossing First Street on Clark Avenue, about a block from the scene, when he heard gunshots.

“It was just pop, pop, pop, pop,” he told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. At least five rounds were shot, he said.

Main Street was closed between Clark Avenue and Bonneville while officers investigated.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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