Jeff Munson
Nevada Appeal News Service

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December 3, 2005
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Shooting inside Harrah's Tahoe leaves one dead, two deputies injured

STATELINE - An exchange of gunfire left one person dead and two Douglas County Sheriff's deputies injured Saturday afternoon inside Harrah's Lake Tahoe, authorities said.

Deputies were inside the casino investigating a report of a suspicious person when the incident happened shortly after 2 p.m. Witnesses said at least four shots were fired in a high-stakes area of the casino, which sits away from the main casino floor.

Two deputies were transported - one via ambulance to Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, another via helicopter. Both deputies received non life-threatening injuries, Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini said.

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