Woman shot in the head in Pahrump

A woman was critically injured after suffering from a gunshot wound to her head in Pahrump.

Nye County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched about 5:30 p.m., July 2 to the 700 block of West Alaska Way for a report of a woman with a traumatic head wound, according to a Nye County news release.

After the woman was transferred to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, it became apparent that she was suffering from a gunshot wound.

It is expected that she will recover, the release said. The incident remains under investigation and no one has been taken into custody.

Anyone with further information regarding this case is urged to contact the Nye County Sheriff’s Office at 775-751-7000, attention Detective Parra, or by email at NCSO_Detectives@co.nye.nv.us.