‘Rolling gun battle’ leaves three dead, cars destroyed in Las Vegas

By David Edwards
Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:55 EDT
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Cars destroyed in Las Vegas gun battle
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Police in Las Vegas are searching for at least one shooter after a “rolling gun battle” left three dead and multiple vehicles destroyed on the Vegas Strip.

Sgt. John Sheahan told reporters that a taxi burst into flames after a Maserati and a black Range Rover SUV exchanged fire early Thursday morning.

The drivers of the Maserati and the taxi, as well as a taxi passenger, were all killed. A passenger from the Maserati and at least two other people were hospitalized.

In all, five vehicles were involved in the crash.

A spokesperson for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department told Fox News that officers were searching for two black men traveling in a Range Rover Sport SUV.

Watch this video from KLAS, broadcast Feb. 21, 2013.

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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