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Las Vegas police seek shooter after woman shot in face

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Posted at 8:07 AM, Dec 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 21:51:56-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are looking for the person who shot a woman in the face late Tuesday night.

The woman was alert and conscious when she was transported to the hospital, according to authorities.

Police responded to reports of the shooting shortly before 11 p.m. on Ferrell Street, near Rancho and Vegas drives.

The shooter left the scene before officers arrived. The woman told police that a family member shot her. No additional details were given.

Police are unsure what led up to the shooting, which remains under investigation.

Authorities also say that the investigation is in the early stages and information is preliminary.

Anyone with information can call Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 702-828-3111 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. You can remain anonymous.

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