Shooting hurts male, causes authorities chase west of Las Vegas Strip

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0″ src= “http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/16934413_G.jpg?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180607174653″ width=” 180″/ > FOX5 FILE LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -Las Vegas City authorities were led on a chase after a male was shot near Palace Station casino Thursday.

A witness reported shots fired and an injured 19-year-old male in the crossway of Teddy Drive and Merritt Avenue, near West Sahara Opportunity. On arrival, officers located a man struggling with a gunshot wound in the street. He was transferred to University Medical Center Trauma in unidentified condition.

Authorities located the suspect car driven by a 17-year-old boy in the area and tried a traffic stop. The suspect ignored the commands and led authorities on a lorry pursuit to the location of Sands Avenue and Koval Lane.

Authorities stated the suspect crashed into a car in the roadway, left his lorry and attempted to flee. Officers took him into custody.

Citing the examination, officers think the pair satisfied at the scene of the shooting in what’s thought to be a drug offer. The teen young boy shot the 19-year-old male twice before he left.

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