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1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Las Vegas Strip Shooting; Suspect Arrested

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an early morning shooting on the Las Vegas Strip has left one person dead and two others injured.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the gunman was taken into custody at a hotel.

His name hasn't been released yet. Police say a group of men in their 20s got into a fight outside of the Hawaiian Marketplace about 3 a.m. and one man began shooting before he fleeing.

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Witnesses say two men tried chasing the suspected gunman with one throwing a rock at the shooter's head. But the gunman then turned and fired three more shots that wounded both men.

Police say the suspected gunman was taken to a hospital for treatment of a head injury.