LAS VEGAS NV June 15, 2022 Las Vegas Metro police said that multiple people were shot near Las Vegas Boulevard at Sahara on Tuesday afternoon.
Police confirm three people have been shot including a security officer.
Police say that just before 6 p.m. a person tried to steal a sweatshirt from Bonanza Gifts and was confronted by security.
The suspect then shot one of the security guards according to the police.
The suspect was also shot during a struggle with the security guards. Police were not able to say whether security shot the suspect, or they shot themselves during the scuffle.
Several people were taken to area hospitals police said.
Police do have a suspect in custody.
Local media is reporting that a female theft suspect and a security officer were wounded in the shooting in the parking lot of a landmark Las Vegas Strip souvenir shop.
Bonanza Gifts, advertises itself as the world’s largest souvenir shop.