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Las Vegas police investigating shooting on Torrey Pines near Lake Mead

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Las Vegas police investigating shooting on Torrey Pines near Lake Mead

By Jennifer Kastner. CREATED Aug 25, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that was called in at about 8 p.m. on Monday on North Torrey Pines near Lake Mead.

According to officers, a Cadillac was traveling north on Torrey Pines, where it made a u-turn and then stopped. A group of five people reportedly exited the car and then one of them shot another person in the group.

We're told three to five shots were fired into the victim's back.

Police said the victim staggered over to the CVS Pharmacy on the corner and asked for help. The victim was transported to UMC, where he remains in critical condition.

Police said the suspected shooter fled in the Cadillac.

A gang unit was on scene investigating the shooting.

If you have any information about the suspect's whereabouts, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Jennifer Kastner

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Jennifer Kastner is a general assignment reporter for Action News.