Attempted Robbery at Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas Turns Into Shoot-Out With Police

Police say a robbery attempt ended with gunfire and the suspect hospitalized in Las Vegas.

About 9:45 p.m. local time Friday, an armed man entered the Bellagio Hotel and Casino and demanded money from a caged poker area, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said. He then fled and tried to steal a vehicle that had just pulled into the valet lot, but he was immediately confronted by four police officers. The suspect fired his gun and struck one of the officers in the vest. A second officer fired back and hit the suspect.

Both the officer and the suspect were transported to a local hospital, and the officer was treated and released. The suspect is listed in critical condition.

Source: Alleged robber at Bellagio casino trades gunfire with police on Las Vegas strip – ABC News

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