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UPDATE: Police release mug shots of men connected to Las Vegas Strip shooting

Shooting on the Las Vegas Strip critically injures a man; police search for shooter
Posted at 5:18 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 17:31:01-04

UPDATE SEPT. 30: The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department have released the mug shots of two men linked to a shooting on Sept. 27 in the 3500 block of Las Vegas Boulevard South.

19-year-old Christian Miller and 19-year-old David Preston were arrested. It is believed at this time that Miller was the shooter. Preston was driving the car at the time they were stopped on the way to California, according to the Associated Press.

UPDATE AT 2:25 P.M.: Through the course of the investigation, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police detectives identified a suspect vehicle which was located by the California Highway Patrol near Baker, California. CHP stopped the vehicle and took 19-year-old Christian Miller into custody. Miller is currently being held in California awaiting extradition.

UPDATE 6:07 A.M: Police say they have taken a suspect into custody in connection with an overnight shooting on The Strip. According to authorities, the man was stopped by California Highway Patrol heading into California and is being held in jail there awaiting extradition back to Nevada.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Police are searching for a shooter after an argument escalated to gunfire late Sunday on the Las Vegas Strip near The LINQ.

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Police say a man was involved in an altercation with a group of between five and 10 men on the sidewalk when a man in the group pulled out a handgun and shot the man in the chest.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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Police say the group of men ran away north and east from The Strip, and they haven't located the shooter.

Anyone with information should call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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