LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting near the Strip.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Frank Humel says officers were flagged down at around 4:15 a.m. in the 4000 block of Linq Lane with reports of shots fired at the Stage Door Casino.
Preliminary information indicates there was a fight in the parking lot and a short time later, a vehicle drove past the bar and shot into the crowd.
Three people suffered gunshot wounds in the incident and were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to authorities.
BREAKING UPDATE: Police say three people were shot outside of the Stage Door Casino in an apparent drive by style shooting around 3:30 this morning.— @SeanKTNV (@seanktnv) September 26, 2020
Police say there was a fight in the lot, and minutes later a car drove by and someone shot into a group of people.@KTNV pic.twitter.com/NXhsoNhxDH
Police remained at the scene for most of the morning with a portion of Flamingo Road closed for the investigation.
The bar later tweeted that it will remain closed until Tuesday.
This morning around 3:30 a.m. there was a shooting outside our bar and 3 people were injured. We are currently closed and will reopen on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.— Stage Door Casino (@stagedoorcasino) September 26, 2020