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WATCH: Fight near Las Vegas Strip spills into street

Posted at 11:49 PM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 03:15:30-04

A bus rider pulled out his camera as two men started fighting while waiting for a bus near the Las Vegas Strip.

The man recording the video says the street performers were arguing about space they use to perform on the Strip. It all happened near Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard.

"I was scared because I didn't want to be a witness to seeing someone hit by a car," Larry Simmons said.

During the video, the pair exchange punches and kicks.

A third person then throws a large speaker into the street, forcing a passing car to stop.

More people then jump into the fight as one of them is knocked to the ground.

One man is then tackled in the slow lane and punched repeatedly in the head, before everyone gets up and walks away as the recording stops.

Simmons who recorded the video said he didn't jump in to help because he had his small child with him.

Simmons said street performers need to do a better job of working alongside one another instead of fighting over space.

"Usually I play across the street. Somebody was there. I didn't have a problem with it, I just came across here," Simmons said.