Police: Teen wounded, shooter sought in North Las Vegas
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old has been wounded and authorities are looking for his assailant after a shooting in a parking lot of a suburban North Las Vegas strip mall.
North Las Vegas police Officer Aaron Patty says the teen was taken in critical condition to University Medical Center in Las Vegas after the 2 p.m. Tuesday shooting off Centennial Parkway near Goldfield Street.
Patty says no suspects were immediately identified.
Police didn’t immediately know what led to the shooting, but witnesses say there was an argument before gunfire was heard.
Patty says it’s not clear if the wounded teen is a student at nearby Legacy High School.