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1 dead after shooting in desert near Lake Mead

Posted: 5:41 AM, Feb 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-27 15:50:41Z

Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that happened on Monday night.

Police say that 3 males were in the desert drinking and playing with guns when one of them was shot.

The wounded person died.

Police believe that the shooting may have been an accident but they are still investigating. 

The shooting happened near East Lake Mead Boulevard east of Pablo Road. It was reported at 10:22 p.m.

The Clark County coroner will identify the deceased after relatives have been notified.