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Man critically wounded in early morning shooting in central Las Vegas

A man was critically injured in a shooting in central Las Vegas early Thursday.

Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Misael Parra said officers responded at 4:45 a.m. to Wynn Road at Pioneer Avenue, near South Valley View Boulevard, to a report of a man shot.

Parra said the victim was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries caused by a gunshot wound.

No arrests had been made in the case as of 9:30 a.m. and police were trying to learn more about the circumstances of the shooting.

No further information was immediately available.

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