- Associated Press - Friday, July 17, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say a man was injured when another man fired a firework at him in the desert behind a 7-Eleven convenience store near Nellis Air Force Base.

Sgt. John Sheahan said police arrested one of the two homeless men. The other man was transported to a local hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Police were called about 1:30 p.m. Friday near Gowan Road and North Nellis Boulevard.

The Las Vegas Fire & Rescue’s bomb squad also responded to the scene. Authorities determined the device was a firework.

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