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Suspect in hospital after officer-involved shooting

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Sunday at 10 a.m., a call came into dispatch after residents in an apartment complex near East Cheyenne Avenue and North Nellis Boulevard reported hearing gunshots.

Las Vegas Metropolitan police responded to the scene to investigate. When they arrived, they spotted the suspect vehicle leaving the scene. Police attempted to pull over the red Mustang with two males inside. A short vehicle pursuit ensue,d and officers performed a pursuit intervention technique, or PIT, maneuver to stop the car.

The passenger in the car fled on foot and broke into a nearby home where he barricaded himself. SWAT later took that suspect into custody.

The Mustang's driver also fled on foot. As police were chasing him, he pulled out a gun and an officer shot him. The suspect was taken to University Medical Center. with "non-life-threatening injuries."

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