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Shooting on the Las Vegas Strip critically injures a man; police search for shooter

By: Sean DeLancey #las-vegas-nv

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police are searching for a shooter after an argument escalated to gunfire late Sunday on the Las Vegas Strip near The LINQ.

Police say a man was involved in an altercation with a group of between five and 10 men on the sidewalk when a man in the group pulled out a handgun and shot the man in the chest.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say the group of men ran away north and east from The Strip, and they haven’t located the shooter.

Anyone with information should call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.