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UPDATE: Man shot neighbor 2 more times after he fell to ground, police say

Homicide investigation near Charleston, Fremont
Posted at 6:41 PM, Apr 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 17:35:46-04

UPDATE APRIL 9: Homicide detectives determined that Tony Quinonez had been working on his car in the parking lot of the apartment complex.

A neighbor approached Quinonez and after a short conversation, attempted to stab Quinonez, police said. Quinonez was able to get away and ran towards his apartment. 

The neighbor chased after him, and there was a struggle on the staircase, at which time the neighbor was able to cut Quinonez in the head with the knife, according to police. Quinonez was able to break away and get into his apartment.

Quinonez retrieved two shotguns from his apartment and began to follow the neighbor to his apartment. police said. Quinonez reportedly fired two rounds from one of the shotguns that struck a door and a wall. 

Quinonez then approached the other man and there was a struggle over the gun. During the struggle, the neighbor was shot. Police said the man fell to the ground and Quinonez shot at him two more times.

Quinonez retrieved both of the guns and went back to his apartment where he called 911. 

He was transported to UMC Trauma to be treated for his lacerations, and then he was transported to the Clark County Detention Center where he faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon. 

UPDATE APRIL 8: County Booking records show that 28-year-old Tony Quinonez was charged with murder in relation to the shooting on Saturday.

His appearance in court will take place on April 11.

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UPDATE AT 7:04 P.M.: According to LVMPD, two male neighbors got into a fight in the parking lot of Ridge Falls Apartments around 4 p.m.

One man stabbed the other. The man who was stabbed retaliated by shooting the first man with a shotgun.

The man who was shot was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.


The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide at the 2800 block of East Charleston Boulevard, near Fremont Street.

According to LVMPD, officers were called to the scene at Ridge Falls Apartments just after 4 p.m.

This story is developing. More information to come.