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Man identified in Tuesday shooting on Decatur Boulevard

Posted at 9:49 AM, May 18, 2017

The Clark County coroner has identified a man killed in a shooting Tuesday.

39-year-old Jose Luis Vasquez died after the incident around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of South Decatur Boulevard, near Pennwood Avenue.

One male was detained at the scene. Preliminary information suggests that a man shot his neighbor who died at the scene.

Police are investigating it as self-defense. The shooter claims a man came into his apartment and tried to attack him with a knife. 

No other details have been released at this time.