Person shot, injured by police on Las Vegas airport tarmac
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a person was shot and injured by Las Vegas police on a tarmac next to a terminal at McCarran International Airport.
A police statement says a person described as a suspect was hit in the shooting at about 4 a.m. Thursday and that preliminary information indicated that no officers were injured.
The police statement gave no details about the circumstances of the shooting or why the person was considered a suspect.
Airport spokesman Chris Jones the shooting happened on a tarmac between A and B gates at Terminal 1.
He says the injured person was a male and was taken to a hospital.
Carriers using that terminal include American Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Contour Airlines.