Man shot in front of house near Washington and Nellis

MGN Online

A shooting, which police believe to be gang-related, sent one man to the hospital on Monday evening.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the 21-year-old victim was standing in a driveway with a friend on Washington Avenue near Nellis as the suspect walked by the the home.

When the suspect was the victim, he pulled out a handgun and fired multiple shots while running away.

The victim was shot once in the ankle, and was transported to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

The suspect, described as a heavy-set Hispanic male wearing dark clothing, is still outstanding.

Gang detectives are investigating the shooting.

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