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Nevada Highway Patrol involved in shooting on Mount Charleston

Posted: 2:31 PM, Apr 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-02 23:18:58-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Highway Patrol says it is investigating shooting involving the department on State Route 157 (Kyle Canyon Road) near Echo Trail on Mount Charleston.

The shooting was reported at 1:08 p.m. NHP says they received a call about a suicidal person. When they arrived, they discovered a man in his car. They tried to talk him out of his car. At some point, gun shots were exchanged.

No troopers were injured but the 23-year-old man was hit. He was transported to UMC Trauma with non-life-threatening injuries. He was also placed under arrest.

The NHP did not release any further immediate details from the scene.

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