5 shot after birthday party in Las Vegas

Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 11:35 AM CDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Five people were shot after a birthday party in Las Vegas early Sunday morning.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the shooting happened just after 1 a.m. Sept. 18 in the 4800 block of Holt Avenue, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Nellis Boulevard.

LVMPD said a group of people had gathered for a birthday party at a residence in the area. One person got into an argument with another and drew a gun.

Police said five people were shot. Three were critically injured but considered stable; two more were in surgery and considered critically hurt.

Police said the suspect was taken into custody and there is no current threat to the public or any outstanding suspects.