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One person injured in officer-involved shooting

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A Metro officer was involved in a shooting Saturday afternoon, according to Metro spokesperson Bill Cassell.

Police said a male suspect in his 40s robbed US Bank on Sahara before fleeing into a nearby neighborhood.

While avoiding police in the neighborhood, the suspect forcibly entered two homes.

After entering the second home, the homeowner retrieved a handgun and fired at the suspect.

The suspect escaped the house into the backyard, where LVMPD officers were waiting.

Police said the suspect pulled out a gun and pointed it at officers and one officer fired back, striking the suspect.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The Metro officer did not sustain any injuries. 

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