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14 shot overnight at Vegas hookah lounge, 1 dead: Police seek suspects, call it 'isolated incident'

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-26 15:41:50-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police say 14 people were shot inside a hookah lounge overnight and that one person has died and two others are in critical condition. The other people shot are stable, police say.

Officers responded to the shooting in the 900 block of East Sahara Avenue, near Maryland Parkway, around 3:15 a.m. The shooters left before they arrived, according to authorities.

The identity of the man who died will be released by the coroner's office.

Authorities call this an isolated incident and say there is no threat to the public at this time, though they are looking for the suspects.

Investigators believe there was a party at the hookah lounge and two people got into an altercation. They started shooting at each other and hit multiple people at the business, police say.

The people shot were transported to University Medical Center and Sunrise hospitals.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information can contact Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's homicide investigators at 702-828-3521 or by emailing Homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or submit a tip online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

13 Action News has team coverage of this developing story. Check back for updates.

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