Man ditches gun after shootout near Sunset, Eastern

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - One man is dead, and another is in critical condition after a shooting near Sunset Road and Eastern Avenue on Friday.

Police say that two men inside two separate vehicles were arguing with each other. Tensions rose, and the two began shooting at each other.

One car fled the scene while the other remained. Police say the man inside the vehicle that remained has died. His firearm was recovered.

The man who fled the scene tossed his gun at the entrance of Sunset Park, then drove to a gas station near Sunset and Pecos roads.

Officials eventually found the man at the gas station with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police recovered his firearm from Sunset Park.

This case is under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The Clark County coroner will release name of the deceased after relatives have been notified. 

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