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PD: Shots fired in NW Las Vegas neighborhood

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Police at the scene of a shooting in a NW las Vegas neighborhood on March 26, 2017, (Cherney Amhara/FOX5) Police at the scene of a shooting in a NW las Vegas neighborhood on March 26, 2017, (Cherney Amhara/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a shooting call in the northwest part of town early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the 7700 block of Bentonite Drive, near Buffalo Drive and Washington Avenue, at about 12:30 a.m. with reports of several shots heard in the area.

Police said they were able to locate two shooting victims at that location once at the scene. A man was found shot in the thigh and a female was found with a gunshot wound to her backside.

The injuries appeared non-life threatening according to authorities, but no word has been given as to how the shooting occurred.

Viewers informed FOX5 about seeing a heavy police presence in the neighborhood in the overnight hours.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more information becomes available.

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