LAS VEGAS – A juvenile passerby was injured Friday night after officers fired on a man who was walking in and out of traffic on the Las Vegas Strip waving a gun and pointing at people, the Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/20kf7CA .)
Capt, Matt McCarthy tells that Sun that at about 7:30 p.m., officers arrived in front of the Bellagio casino and confronted the man, the Sun reports.
McCarthy says the officers approached the suspect, who did not obey their commands. He says the officers then fired on the man, who was not hit.
McCarthy says the gunfire grazed two bystanders, one of whom was a juvenile who was taken to a hospital and released in good condition.
The suspect, who is known as one who frequently sells goods to tourists, was arrested and taken into custody.