A Las Vegas cop was shot Sunday afternoon in what officials are calling an ambush.

The officer was transported to a local hospital, his condition is unknown.


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The shooting occurred around noon near Tropicana Avenue and Nellis Boulevard. Police reported three shots were fired at the officer “ambush-style.” The officer has been taken to UMC Trauma for treatment. h/t scrippsmedia

Police have not released any additional details.

This is the second officer to be shot in Vegas in the line of duty this month.