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UPDATE: Las Vegas police identify woman shot, killed while driving home from work

2 separate crashes on I-15 SB causing major delays
Posted at 5:37 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 13:46:24-04

UPDATE SEPT. 17 10:29 A.M.: Las Vegas police say the coroner has identified the woman shot and killed in a possible road-rage incident on the I-15 shortly after midnight yesterday as 37-year-old Kamiah Cali Bird from Las Vegas.

Her cause of death, according to the coroner, was a gunshot wound to the neck with possible vascular injury and blunt force impact to the chest/homicide.

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UPDATE SEPT. 16 7:15 A.M.: Las Vegas police say that a woman who was driving home from work at a downtown casino was shot in the head before her car crashed into another car near Interstate 15 and Flamingo Road.

Nevada Highway Patrol discovered that the woman had been shot after responding to the crash. They called for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's assistance and LVMPD homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

At this time, it appears the shooting may have been the result of a road-rage incident. Police will be checking surveillance cameras in the area and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the event between 12:10 and 12:20 a.m. to contact them or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

The Clark County coroner will release the victim's information after notification has been given.

The other driver involved in the crash was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Interstate 15 is expected to be closed for at least another 90 minutes.

UPDATE SEPT. 16 6:30 A.M. Homicide detectives have taken over the crash investigation on southbound Interstate 15 near Flamingo Road. Police are expected to share an update at 7 a.m., check back for updates

The Interstate 15 southbound has two separate incidents causing major backups Wednesday morning.

A deadly crash at Flamingo has I-15 southbound lanes closed in the area.

A second, unrelated crash has caused major backups closer to Spring Mountain Road.

Expect delays traveling southbound on the I-15 this morning.

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This is developing news, back for updates.