Security guard struck by gunfire in Fremont East District - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Security guard struck by gunfire in Fremont East District

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Metro at the scene of a shooting incident on East Fremont Street on Dec. 23, 2017. (Dylan Kendrick/FOX5) Metro at the scene of a shooting incident on East Fremont Street on Dec. 23, 2017. (Dylan Kendrick/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Police are searching for multiple suspects who were involved in a shooting of a security guard in the Fremont East District.

Officers reported they were called to 508 Fremont Street, in front of the Evel Pie restaurant, at 3:20 a.m. with reports of shots fired. 

Metro said a security guard was shot while working at that location as numerous gunmen opened fire at him.

The guard was transported to the hospital and detectives said he is expected to survive the shooting incident.  

However, the suspects were not located in the area when Metro units arrived.

Authorities did not release any further immediate information from the scene.

Metro urged anyone with further information on this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing overnight story.

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