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2 shot in officer-involved shooting near Craig Road and 5th Street

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Metro police block a street after an officer-involved shooting on July 24, 2017 (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5). Metro police block a street after an officer-involved shooting on July 24, 2017 (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police shot two people, including an "armed and dangerous man" and a woman, following a pursuit Monday night near North Las Vegas.

The two suspects were shot in the area of East Craig Road and N 5th Street around 7:30 p.m., according to police. 

Metro Police said the situation started as a tip from a victim who was shot in the leg on a bicycle Sunday near Rainbow Boulevard and Gowan Road.

On Monday, officers went to a house on Welsh Circle where they thought the alleged shooting suspect might be. Police said the suspect came out, went into a car with a woman and took off in a stolen Honda that matched the description of the shooter's vehicle from Sunday. Officers pursued him and a helicopter followed, Metro said.

The vehicle crashed on 4600 block of Goldfield Street in North Las Vegas ending a "lengthy pursuit." The two suspects got out of the car and the man was armed.

The man ran and turned, holding a gun, firing two to three rounds in the direction of two officers, Metro said. The officers returned fire, which hit the man multiple times. A gun was also found inside Honda.

The woman's wrist was hit by gunfire. It's unclear if that shot was fired by the suspect or police, Metro said.  The man suffered unknown injuries. Police said the woman's injury was not critical, and the man's injury did not appear to be critical. Both were transported to a nearby hospital.

No officers were injured in this incident. 

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story. 

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