January 18, 2024 2 min read

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Vegas Shootout Results in Two Dead and Two Wounded

Reports also say that the police spoke with the least wounded man, although they are yet to comment on the matter

A deadly shootout in Las Vegas has resulted in the deaths of two people. A third person is currently in a hospital, fighting for his life. A fourth victim was also wounded, although his injuries were described as non-threatening.

The shooting occurred near the Strat Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, at the end of the Vegas Strip. According to reports, the four men were arguing in the middle of West Chicago Avenue on Wednesday. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is still uncertain about what caused the quarrel. However, they say that the conflict escalated, causing at least two of the men to pull out their firearms and shoot.

The shooting was witnessed by many bystanders but, luckily, none of them were hurt in the shootout. However, the participants were not so lucky.

According to reports, one of the men passed away at the crime scene because of his wounds. The remaining three sustained wounds and were carried to Valley Hospital Medical Center where one of them died.

As of the time of this writing, one of the two survivors is fighting for his life. The remaining one should make a recovery, according to experts.

The Two Survivors Risk Charges

Detectives examined the scene of the shootout to determine how many shots were fired. The police also seized the shooters’ firearms as evidence.

Reports also say that the police spoke with the least wounded man, although they are yet to comment on the matter.

As of the time of this writing, no charges have been filed but it is possible that the two survivors will get charges because of their participation in the incident.

The four men’s identities are also yet to be announced. Experts are expected to conduct autopsies on the two dead men to confirm their identities and causes of death.

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