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Police: Man tries to escape custody by jumping off pedestrian bridge on the Las Vegas Strip

Posted at 11:16 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 02:16:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man is in custody after police say he pulled out a gun near the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip.

Police say the man was walking along Las Vegas Boulevard on June 20 when he pulled out the gun.

They tried stopping him but he ran away. He then threw the gun in the bushes and jumped off a pedestrian bridge.

Police were able to arrest him and recover the gun.

He was taken to the hospital.