- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the arrest of two teenage males after a gunshot was fired on the casino floor of a Las Vegas Strip resort (all times local):

2:15 p.m.

Police say an overnight arrest that involved a gunshot into the floor at a Las Vegas Strip casino stemmed from suspicion that two teenage males were underage and loitering on the gambling floor.

A spokeswoman for Caesars Entertainment, parent company of the Planet Hollywood resort, said the case did not involve underage gambling.

Officer Larry Hadfield says no one was injured in the 12:30 a.m. Tuesday shooting while officers struggled with a 17-year-old who ran and tried to pull a handgun from his waistband at Planet Hollywood.

Hadfield says that teen was detained as a juvenile on unspecified charges. His name wasn’t made public.

Hadfield says 19-year-old Rayshawn Strickland also surrendered a gun when he was taken into custody.

Strickland was jailed on a felony concealed firearm charge and as a fugitive on a warrant from Oregon charging him with unlawful use of a motor vehicle.


9 a.m.

Police say a gunshot was fired a Las Vegas Strip casino but no one was injured during the overnight arrest of two males on suspicion that they were underage and gambling.

Officer Laura Meltzer says the shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when officers chased and caught one suspect at the Planet Hollywood resort and he tried to pull a handgun from the waistband of his pants.

She says that in the struggle with officers, one shot went off and hit the floor.

Meltzer says the second suspect also surrendered a gun when he was taken into custody.

Both were being held on unspecified criminal charges.

Meltzer says one is believed to be under 18. Their names weren’t immediately made public.

The legal gambling age in Nevada is 21.

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