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Man critically injured in North Las Vegas shooting

Man critically injured in North Las Vegas shooting

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Nov 5, 2012

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- One man is in critical condition and another man is being detained for questioning after a shootout early this morning in a North Las Vegas apartment complex.

The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. Monday morning. Officers responded to reports of shots fired in an apartment complex at 1827 W. Gowan Road.

Upon arrival, police officers found a 31-year-old man suffering multiple gunshot wounds after an exchange of gunfire. He was transported to University Medical Center in critical condition.

The suspect, a 42-year-old man, was not injured and has been detained for questioning.

Both men are residents of the apartment complex.

Neighbors of the men at the complex say they heard about a dozen shots and one of the bullets shattered the window of an empty bedroom.

Several other apartments were also struck by gunfire but no one else was injured.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Joyce Lupiani

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