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Two injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Las Vegas

Two people were injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning in southeast Las Vegas, according to police.

The victims were in a parked car near Palm Street and Sunflower Avenue about 1 a.m. when they told police they were in an “unprovoked drive-by shooting.”

Police said the driver was shot twice in the left arm and wrist. He drove to a Rebel gas station a few blocks away at East Tropicana Avenue and Mountain Vista Street.

One passenger was shot in the chest but was able to run several blocks from the scene to a residence, police said. A second passenger was uninjured.

Both victims were transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and are expected to recover.

No arrests have been made, according to police.

Contact reporter Caitlyn Belcher at cbelcher@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0264.

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