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3-year-old child thrown off third-floor balcony, man shot at apartment in southeast

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Police responded to an apartment complex on Boulder Highway, near E. Desert Inn Road due to reports of a small child being thrown from a third-floor balcony and the sound of gunfire in the area.

Sunday afternoon police officers arrived at Boulder Pines Apartments and found a 3-year-old child and transported him to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers also found a male suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was transported to UMC Trauma.

A preliminary investigation found that the adult male was shot by a member of the child’s family during a struggle after the child was thrown from a third-floor balcony.

Police are conducting interviews and do not believe anyone is outstanding.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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