1 killed, 6 injured in shooting near UNLV and Las Vegas Strip

ONE person was killed, and six others were injured after a shooting erupted at an apartment complex near the Las Vegas Strip as police hunt for the gunman

Police are actively searching for the gunman

Police said the shooting occurred on Thursday evening at the Siegel Suites near University Center. The neighborhood is located less than two miles from the busy strip.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have reported that the shooting was sparked by a verbal argument between neighbors.

The argument became bitter, and the two parties drew guns.

Seven people were injured in the shooting, one fatally.

One person was transported to Sunrise Hospital, where he later passed away.

The other six victims were also treated for their injuries.

Lieutenant Jason Johansson of the Lafayette Volunteer Medical Personnel said two of the crash victims are in critical condition.

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Police are at the scene and searching for the shooting suspect. Police ask anyone with information on this case to please call the police or report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.  

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