Police Release Video of Shooting at Shopping Mall

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are looking for the public's help in identifying the people they believe are responsible for the shooting of a young man who was in line for shoes at Meadows Mall.

Police released surveillance video of the crime, along with descriptions of the men.

According to police, at about 4 a.m., August 17, officers responded to a report that a person had been shot at the mall.

When they arrived, police found a young man who had been shot. Medical personnel rushed him to the hospital in serious condition.

The victim, and 50 other people, were in line outside the mall waiting for the release of a new type of running shoe. Police say two men approached the victim, and one man hit him in the face, knocking him to the ground.

The second man took out a handgun and fired several shots at the victim, police said.

The first man is described as a black male adult about 20 years old. He is about 5-foot-6 and 160 pounds. He was last seen in all black clothing.

The second man is a black male adult about 20 years old. He is about 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt, blue pants and green Air Jordan running shoes.

Both men left the scene in a gray Dodge Charger.

Anyone with information is asked to Metro's Violent Crimes Section at (702) 828-5634, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.


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