A patient denied a same-day appointment at a pain-management clinic in Las Vegas shot and injured two employees Thursday before fatally shooting himself, police said.
As other patients and staff fled, the man, who was a regular patient at the Center for Wellness and Pain Care, turned the gun on himself, police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said. He died before police arrived.
The two employees’ injuries are “fairly minor,” Meltzer said.
Caitlyn Jones said she was one of about a dozen people in the clinic when the gunman opened fire just a few feet from her.
“I’ve never heard something that loud in my life,” she told the Las Vegas Review-Journal . “He pointed the gun at me and I just ran.”
One woman was injured when she fell down trying to get out of the clinic,…
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