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Police: Man killed, another injured in shooting near Cambridge, Sierra Vista in east Las Vegas

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Posted at 10:42 PM, Jun 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-11 18:06:34-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said they are investigating a homicide Thursday night near Cambridge Street and Sierra Vista Drive.

It happened in the 3500 block of Cambridge Street.

Lt. Jason Johansson said officers first responded to calls of gun shots. As officers were heading to the scene, multiple calls came in reporting that two people had been shot.

Man killed, another injured in east Las Vegas shooting

When officers arrived, they found two victims. Both were transported to Sunrise Hospital, where one was pronounced deceased and one was considered having non-life threatening injuries.

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Police found during their preliminary investigation that there were five individuals involved in a physical altercation prior to the shooting.

As of Thursday night, police had limited information on the suspected shooters. Johansson said they believe this was not a random shooting, and that the parties knew each other.

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