‘Anytime, anywhere:’ Summerlin neighbors have questions after restaurant shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — People who dwell close to a Summerlin restaurant the place a person was shot and killed Tuesday night time had been shocked it occurred of their neighborhood.

Police proceed to seek for a suspect within the shooting at Teriyaki Madness, positioned at Charleston Boulevard and Town Center Drive.

The shooting occurred after 7 p.m., and it has folks asking a whole lot of questions.

Police say the sufferer might have been focused, however they have launched few particulars. They say a male shooter allegedly adopted a 40-year-old man contained in the restaurant and opened fireplace. A feminine cashier, 48, was additionally injured and brought to a hospital.

“There are a lot of questions that are not answered that do concern me,” stated Bridgette Butler, who works close by.

“It’s one of the restaurants I eat at on the regular,” she stated.

The restaurant stays closed.

“Couldn’t believe it,” stated Doug Rickman, who lives close by. “This is a protected neighborhood.

The shooter, described as a skinny Black grownup man, was carrying a darkish sweatshirt, shorts, and a black baseball hat. Police don’t know why he opened fireplace.

“It is scary to think this could happen at 7 o’clock at night in your neighborhood,” Butler stated.

“It makes me a little more aware. Just know it can happen anytime, anywhere. It doesn’t matter what side of town it is on,” Butler stated.

The restaurant posted a notice sending condolences to the worker. And the company’s office launched a press release, studying partially, “We are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic incident that took place last night. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and the injured as she recovers …”

And as questions linger, folks say they’ll really feel safer when somebody is caught.

“It makes you think a little differently,” stated Sarah Conway, who lives close by. “You hope it doesn’t happen, but in the back of your mind, try and stay safe.”

She added, “Hopefully they find the person who did this.”

Anyone with info is urged to contact police or CrimeStoppers at (702) 385-5555.

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