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July 28, 2014

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Bar worker shot; police seek three suspects

Silver Saddle Saloon

An employee of the Silver Saddle Saloon is in critical condition after a shooting early Monday at the bar near downtown Las Vegas, according to a Metro Police official.

At 6:08 a.m., Metro Police responded to a report a shooting at the Silver Saddle Saloon, 2501 E. Charleston Blvd., near Fremont Street and North Eastern Avenue, said Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer. Three Hispanic males had been asked to leave the building and returned with a handgun, shooting an employee multiple times.

The employee was transported to University Medical Center.

Police are still searching for the suspects, who are believed to be in their 20s or 30s. They left in a blue Ford Ranger pickup truck with a cover on the back, chrome wheels and tinted windows.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Metro’s homicide detail at (702) 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

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  1. Violence and crime in downtown is just ridiculous.

  2. Omar, before making such a claim, first you must define "downtown" and then pull up geographic crime statistics on the Metro website.

  3. @James: I will make sure to have a complete square inch, block by block, person by person layout of just what I mean by "downtown" next time that I post such a claim so that there is no shadow of a doubt what I mean by violence and crime in downtown is ridiculous.