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UPDATE: Man identified after weekend stabbing

Posted at 2:21 PM, Apr 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-17 18:34:05-04

UPDATE APRIL 17: The Clark County coroner identified the man as 30-year-old Deontay Daval Perkins.


A man died after being stabbed overnight.

Police say they received a call at 12:08 a.m. Sunday from a female driver who said her passenger had been shot.

During investigation, police learned the deceased had been involved in a fight earlier at an apartment in 4000 block of Pennwood Avenue near Valley View Boulevard.

Witnesses say the deceased threatened a man with a gun. That man responded by stabbing him multiple times.

At this time, no one has been arrested.

The Clark County coroner will identify the deceased.

This is 47th homicide in Las Vegas area.