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Argument led to deadly shooting near Sam's Town on Boulder Hwy., police say

Posted at 5:52 AM, Nov 18, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in the east part of the city early Thursday morning.

Authorities say a man was shot during a fight near Boulder Highway and Nellis Boulevard.

That man then ran to Sam's Town hotel-casino, where he told people he had been shot, according to police, but he collapsed. The man was then taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Investigators determined the victim was sitting at a bus stop when he was approached by two unidentified male suspects, according to a Thursday afternoon press release from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Police say the victim and one of the suspects got into an argument before the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot the victim.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Editor's note: This report has been updated with additional information since its initial publication.