3 dead, 2 wounded in ambush attack on Las Vegas police

Metro Police officers are shown outside a Wal-Mart after a shooting in Las Vegas June 8, 2014. Las...

Metro Police officers are shown outside a Wal-Mart after a shooting in Las Vegas June 8, 2014. Las Vegas police said on Sunday that a shooting incident involving officers resulted in injuries and urged people to stay away from the scene. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in a tweet that the incident occurred near north Las Vegas, at an address close to a Wal-Mart store. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

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, Last Updated: 12:37 AM ET

LAS VEGAS - Two armed suspects opened fire and wounded two Las Vegas police officers who were eating lunch in a pizza parlor, then shot and killed a civilian inside a nearby Wal-Mart store before killing themselves, police said.

Few additional details about the shooting were immediately available, city police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer told Reuters.


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