Around 11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of East Cheyenne Avenue, near Civic Center Drive, in regards to an injured person. Arriving officers located a 39-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The preliminary investigation indicates the shooting took place near the 3300 block of Civic Center Drive, just north of where the man was found. The victim and a man got into a confrontation which escalated into a shooting.
The suspect fled prior to officers arriving on scene.
The Clark County coroner identified the deceased as 39-year-old Darvios Alexander of Las Vegas.
Anyone with information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.