NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man is dead after a physical fight earlier today.
North Las Vegas Police officers were dispatched to the area of North Main Street and Owens Avenue just after 2 a.m. in reference to a fight in progress.
Upon arrival, they located a 23-year-old male suffering from critical injuries. He was later pronounced deceased on scene by medical personnel.
Witness told police that a man identified as 38-year-old Eddie Jackson ran away from the scene. He was quickly located and taken into custody.
Police do not believe that the fight was random and Jackson was booked into the Las Vegas City Jail on the charge of open murder.
The coroner will release the name of the victim after notification has been made.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555