1 hurt in early morning shooting

By Guy DeMarco | gdemarco@8newsnow.com

Published 05/28 2015 07:20AM

Updated 05/28 2015 07:20AM

A man was sent to the hospital Thursday morning after suffering gunshot wounds near Nellis Boulevard and Boulder Highway.

Police say the shooting occurred shortly before 1 a.m. in front of a Walmart at that intersection. The victim and his friend were walking through the parking lot, when two men approached them.

A fight ensued, and a third man in a nearby vehicle entered the fray. Police say the third man shot the victim in the neck and chest.

The victim's condition is unknown. The suspects remain at large.

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