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Police Shoot Armed Man At Las Vegas Apartment Complex

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police shot and wounded a suspect who appeared intoxicated and was wielding a gun at an apartment complex.

Authorities say officers responded to the complex on Boulder Highway near Russell Road on Sunday night after reports came in about an armed man causing a disturbance.

According to police, the suspect was located on a third-floor balcony. They tried to defuse the situation but the man left the apartment and then pointed the gun at them.

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That's when officers fired their weapons. He was transported to a hospital with critical injuries. His condition was not immediately known Monday.