Man subdued, detained after shooting outside Vegas gas station - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Man subdued, detained after shooting outside Vegas gas station

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A police vehicle, crime scene tape and a marker for a bullet casing were shown after a non-injury shooting near Pecos Road and Patrick Lane on Nov. 10, 2016. (Austin Turner/FOX5) A police vehicle, crime scene tape and a marker for a bullet casing were shown after a non-injury shooting near Pecos Road and Patrick Lane on Nov. 10, 2016. (Austin Turner/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Police said officers had to subdue an armed man with beanbag rounds after he allegedly opened fire at a trash can at a gas station in the southeast Las Vegas Valley on Thursday.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers received a call just after 8 p.m. of a shooting in the filling area of the gas station near Pecos Road and Patrick Lane.

When officers confronted the shooter, the man was uncooperative and attempted to reach for his firearm, police said. Officers fired three low-lethal shotgun rounds to subdue the man.

The armed man was detained and later transported to Sunrise Hospital for evaluation.

Police said the man may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the shooting and confrontation. Police were also seen counting at least 30 shell casings at the scene.

The man is expected to be booked into Clark County Detention Center.

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