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    Las Vegas Now | Metro Investigating Possible Random Shooting

    I'm sure that by "early morning" they really mean late at night.


    Metro Investigating Possible Random Shooting

    Updated: Aug 27, 2008 07:23 AM

    Police are looking for a shooter who remains at large. More concerning though is that the victim in the shooting may have been a random target.

    Those who knew the victim are condemning the violent act. The victim was shot after leaving a Circle K Monday morning morning, August 25.

    Police are not sure if the shooter was driving by or if they were on foot, but they are hoping someone saw something. The busy intersection of Sahara and Nellis is now the cornerstone of a mystery -- one that has left a man fighting for his life after being shot early Monday morning.

    "There were two Metro cops right here on the corner here when I was coming home and that was around midnight," said Katherine Searcy.

    Video from surveillance cameras at the Circle K are the last images of the man. Employees saw him leave the store after midnight. A half hour later, police were called to the intersection of Sahara and Nellis for a gunshot victim.

    "He was walking on the sidewalk when he received a gunshot wound to the head," said Metro Officer Jose Montoya.

    Police believe someone near the intersection must have seen something, but no one ever reported hearing gunshots or even an argument and no one knows of any enemies the man had.

    Detectives worry the shooting may have been completely random and the victim was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    "Our detectives in violent crimes don't have any leads. They don't have a motive or anything that leads them to believe that he was specifically targeted. It appears, at this point, that it could have been random," said Montoya.

    For those who work and live in the area, the possibility of another shooting is now always their minds.

    "Anywhere it can happen, not only just around here, but anywhere. So yeah, it's pretty scary," said Searcy.

    Officers are keeping a close watch on the area, in case the shooter tries to kill again. They say information is what they really need to make sure this does not happen to someone else.

    Police have released only a few details about the victim. We know that he is an African American man in his mid-30's. Doctors have not been able to remove the bullet for fear it may only do more damage.

    If you have any information on this shooting, call CrimeStoppers at 385-5555.
    That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that?

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    "Police believe someone near the intersection must have seen something"

    I hope the intersection cameras were working at the time of the incident...Sad..Random attacks

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    There is not much one to defend themselves when stuff like this happens........sad story indeed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reborn View Post
    There is not much one to defend themselves when stuff like this happens........sad story indeed.
    Well one thing you can do is avoid that area late at night.

    Best way to win a gun fight: Don't be there.
    That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that?

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    What kind of neighborhood is Sahara and Nellis?

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    My dad was stationed at Nellis AFB in the late 60's is the circle K like a burger joint ? I believe he use to take me there for a burger and fries after my little league games on base.If this was some kind of gang initiation I think it's time they start executing people for this activity as fast as they can pull the switch on conviction
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guns and more View Post
    What kind of neighborhood is Sahara and Nellis?
    That's not a good area. There are worse places, but it's still not a good area. North Las Vegas in general is where most of the crime takes place, and Sahara is one of the more northern streets. It crosses Stratosphere hotel which is a pretty crappy area. North LV where you find most of the pawn shops, "human hair" stores, bail bond places, porn shops, 20" wheels shops, and general ghetto-ness.

    The only time I go anywhere near there is when I'm going to this one gun store on Sahara, or places like Fremont street or the Hilton.

    The west end of Sahara is very nice. Upscale neighborhoods. Nellis is on the east though.
    That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that?

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    [QUOTE=dukalmighty;82850is the circle K like a burger joint ? [/QUOTE]

    the circle K is a C store supplying over priced milk, Gas and underpaid victoms behind the counter a great place to stay away from at midnight
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