Man shot by police on Vegas airport tarmac didn’t work there

Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at…

Las Vegas police shot an intruder who fought with officers before dawn Thursday on the tarmac outside a terminal at McCarran International Airport, including an officer who was knocked unconscious, authorities said.

The wounded intruder and the injured officer were hospitalized after the struggle at about 4 a.m. in a restricted baggage-handling area outside the boarding gates of the main terminal serving domestic airlines, police Capt. Nichole Splinter said.

The names of the wounded man and the officers were not immediately made public. The injured officer was treated and released, said Officer Aden OcampoGomez, a police department spokesman.

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