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Metro investigating officer-involved shooting near Vegas and Rancho

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Crime tape blocks a Las Vegas neighborhood after an officer-involved shooting on May 31, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5) Crime tape blocks a Las Vegas neighborhood after an officer-involved shooting on May 31, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)
Las Vegas Metro police are investigating an officer-involved shooting on May 31, 2017. (LVACS) Las Vegas Metro police are investigating an officer-involved shooting on May 31, 2017. (LVACS)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Four women were arrested after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday, according to Metro Police.

The incident occurred at 4:11 p.m. in the area of Silver Lake Drive and Vegas Drive, near Rancho Drive. Police said they investigated reports of four women who tried to steal a vehicle. They fled the scene when officers arrived. Police said the vehicle was later found with no one inside.

Metro said an officer saw a woman walking away who matched a suspects. After refusing to step in front of the officer's squad car, the woman took a handgun out of a bag and she and the officer fired shots at each other. Neither was hit. 

Police said no injuries were reported. 

The woman was arrested and the gun was found in a trashcan, and had been reported stolen. The three other suspects were taken into custody after being found nearby. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments. 

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