Las Vegas Police Shoot Armed Man Who Tried To Rob The Bellagio


An armed man was shot by Las Vegas police during a brazen robbery attempt at the Bellagio Hotel And Casino. Police say the suspect walked up to the cashier near the poker room and demanded money.

The man, who has not been identified, then fled outside toward the valet area and attempted to steal a car. He was confronted by four officers and opened fire on them, striking one of the officers in the chest.

They returned fire and were able to subdue to the man. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. The officer who was shot did not suffer serious injuries because he was wearing a bulletproof vest. He was treated and released from the hospital.

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