Airman shot in leg at Nellis Air Force Base

An airman was reportedly shot in the leg Thursday night at Nellis Air Force Base.

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The airman was taken to a hospital with survivable injuries, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Adrian Beas told The Las Vegas Review-Journal. The circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear.

Police were called shortly after 9:30 p.m. and found the injured airman near the O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Beas said.

Police and base personnel are investigating how the shooting happened, KVVU-TV reported.

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