NELLIS AFB, NV - APRIL 25: A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II taxis at Nellis Air Force Base while participating in the Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment 2006 (JEFX 06) April 25, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. JEFX is a biannual test of new systems and technologies by every branch of the military in an attempt to speed their introduction into the modern battlefield. This year's tests involve about 1,400 personnel from the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and Australia studying new technologies during mock combat over the Nevada desert and center on finding better ways to communicate critical information between armed forces. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
An airman at Nellis Air Force Base was injured when he was shot Thursday night.
The victim was taken to UMC, with what are believed are non-life threatening injuries. “An Airman was injured at Nellis AFB by a weapon around 9:30 pm Thursday,” the base said in a statement. “The Airman is stable and being treated at a local hospital. The incident is currently under investigation.”
Police have not released any other details about the shooting.