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Roads back open after police activity on Las Vegas Boulevard, Sahara

Three people injured, one in custody
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Posted at 6:49 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 12:25:31-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — All northbound and southbound lanes were closed on Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue following a shooting that left three people injured, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada gave an update later Tuesday night that all lanes are back open.

The shooting occurred on the corner of South Las Vegas Boulevard and West Sahara. Per Metro Police, one suspect was taken into custody.

Police said the shooting happened after someone tried to steal a T-shirt from a nearby gift shop. The suspect was shot and is in the hospital, detained. A security guard was also shot.