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Police: Traffic shut down at Charleston, Decatur after shooting

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-29 00:49:10-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A male victim was taken to the hospital after a shooting near the intersection of Charleston and Decatur boulevards on Thursday afternoon, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says.

The scene was still active around 4:26 p.m. Officers had traffic shut down at the following intersections:

  • Charleston and Decatur
  • Alpine Place and Brush Street
  • Decatur and Brush Street

During the briefing, Lt. Ray Spencer said people heard multiple shots at a nearby drug store.

Spencer said the victim was leaning on the driver side window of a car and got into an altercation with the driver. The driver drove away as the victim was stuck on the car window.

The victim was able to get unstuck from the window according to the briefing. Spencer said the victim ran and the driver got out of his car and ran after him. The victim tripped over the center median as the driver shot him multiple times. The shooter then drove away.

The victim was a male around his 20s. He was taken to UMC Trauma where medical personnel pronounced him deceased.

As of right now, LVMPD said they do not have a description on the suspect.

13 Action News will provide more information once available.