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Report: 2 injured after police helicopter goes down in Las Vegas neighborhood

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Posted at 5:07 PM, Dec 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-31 19:07:31-05

LAS VEGAS – Two officers have reportedly been injured after a police helicopter went down in a neighborhood near downtown Las Vegas Wednesday.

FOX 5 in Las Vegas reports the two officers were rushed to area hospitals after a Las Vegas Metro Police Department Helicopter went down in the area of Bonanza Road and 23rd Street.

Blue Line Across America tweeted an image of the helicopter, see below for that photo.

It was not clear if the helicopter was responding to an emergency or if it was between calls. Specific details about the crash and nature and extent of the injuries were not clear.

FOX 5 had two photos from the scene on their website, click here to see the photos and for local coverage of this story.