Las Vegas-area Walmart evacuated

A Las Vegas-area Walmart was evacuated Saturday after a man pulled a gun on a security officer, the Associated Press reported.

The man also dropped a backpack with, what appeared to be, an explosive device.

Store personnel recognized the man from a previous incident and then asked the man to go to an office with Metro police, the Las Vegas Sun reported.

The man refused and ran outside. He then pulled a gun and hit a store officer in the head with it. The gun went off once, firing into the air.

Police are searching for the suspect, who left behind a fake ID.

The store officer did not suffer any serious injuries.

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