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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A homeless man was fatally shot while sleeping outside a Las Vegas swap meet.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Homicide Lt. Dan McGrath says the man suffered at least one gunshot wound a little after 3 a.m. Monday outside the Rancho Discount Mall,

Authorities say two other homeless people were sleeping next to the man when he was shot. They both ran when they heard the gunshots, and one of them called police.

McGrath says the shooting appeared to be a targeted attack and not random.

McGrath says a man wearing a dark hoodie was seen fleeing the scene after the shooting.

Detectives are investigating the shooting.


Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal,