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Suspect identified in shooting of 7-year-old girl

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police have identified the man they say fired shots outside a business near Tropicana Ave. and Spencer St. Wednesday, one of which struck a seven-year-old girl. 

Police say 23-year-old Curtis Truman is the man captured by surveillance cameras firing three shots towards a vehicle.

Truman is described as a black male adult standing 6 0’ tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and black shorts with a tattoo on his left arm.

Investigators believe Truman had been in a verbal altercation with one of the vehicle's occupants just prior to the shooting.

The seven-year-old girl who was struck by gunfire was taken to Sunrise Hospital and was expected to survive. Another juvenile and two adults inside the car were unharmed.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.


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