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Woman shot while walking home in central Las Vegas Valley

A woman was shot in the leg while walking home from a nearby, central valley store Wednesday night.

The woman was walking home about 8:35 p.m. in an alley near the intersection of Arville Street and Pennwood Avenue, which is between Decatur Boulevard and Valley View Boulevard, said Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon.

In the same alleyway, a group of black and Hispanic males had been arguing, Gordon said. After a dispute, at least one in the group fired several shots.

Two bullets hit the woman in the leg. She was taken to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries.

It’s unclear if any of the males in the group were injured.

As of Wednesday night, police were still investigating.

Contact Rachel Crosby at rcrosby@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Find @rachelacrosby on Twitter.

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