Police Investigate Shooting, Gunman Still on the Loose

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a shooting that resulted from an attempted armed robbery at a Big Lots store near Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway.

The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators say an armed suspect approached a customer in the parking lot and demanded money.

The customer refused the gunman's demands, and the attempted robber shot the customer in the upper torso. The gunman fled on foot and was last seen traveling westbound on Flamingo in a silver SUV.

The victim was transported to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.


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