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Woman killed in shooting on Nellis Boulevard, Las Vegas police say

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Posted at 11:44 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 16:49:40-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide scene Monday morning in the northeast part of town.

Authorities say they were called to a homicide investigation in the 4200 block of North Nellis Boulevard, near Las Vegas Boulevard, and held a press conference with the latest information from the scene:

According to police, around 10 a.m. there were reports of gunshots in the area and shortly after that, there was a domestic dispute call involving a man and woman at a nearby apartment complex.

The woman, in her late 20s, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in a covered parking area of the complex. She was transported to the hospital but she was later pronounced dead.

Police said they did take a man into custody who they believe to be the main person of interest but their investigation continues.

Anyone with further information was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.