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Updated: 3/19 6:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – A man suspected from taking property from a showroom at the Excalibur faces three charges after being subdued by a male revue troupe.

According to a Metro news release, patrol officers were dispatched just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to a showroom inside the Excalibur Hotel and Casino, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to investigate a report of possible shots fired. Arriving patrol officers met with hotel security officers, who had a suspect in custody.

A preliminary investigation initiated by Metro’s Robbery Section revealed employees with Australia’s “Thunder From Down Under” male revue saw an adult male taking property from an area behind the showroom. The suspect was confronted by the employees, and a physical altercation occurred. During the altercation, the suspect brandished a handgun, and a shot was fired. The suspect was then subdued and held for arriving patrol officers.

No one in the area was struck by the gunfire, and employees suffered only minor injuries during the altercation.

The suspect, who has not been positively identified, suffered injuries during the physical confrontation and was transported by arriving medical personnel to the UMC Trauma Center.

After receiving treatment for his injuries, he was transported to the Clark County Detention Center where he was booked on the following charges: attempt murder with a deadly weapon, attempt robbery with a deadly weapon, and burglary with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
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