Metro investigates shooting at Torrey Pines, Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a shooting near Torrey Pines Drive and Lake Mead Boulevard.

According to police, officers were called to the scene at around 8 p.m. Monday on a report of shots fired in the area. Police say a group of people was riding in a Cadillac, driving northbound on Torrey Pines Drive.

At one point, the car stopped and five people got out. Police say one person who had been in the car shot another person who had been in the car. The victim went to a nearby drugstore where police were called.

The rest of the people that were in the Cadillac got back into the car and left the area.

The victim was taken to University Medical Center, suffering from three to five gunshot wounds to the back. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, police said.

There is no description of  a suspect and no specific description of the Cadillac. Police are still trying to determine what led to the shooting.


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