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PD: Man arrested after shooting at Las Vegas Strip motel

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Posted at 6:54 AM, Aug 23, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting on Las Vegas Boulevard overnight Monday.

Detectives say they responded to a reported incident that occurred at a motel in the 3900 block of Las Vegas Boulevard, near Four Season Drive, at about 1 a.m.

Authorities report a man was shot and killed after a gun went off while in possession of 31-year-old Bryan Contreras. The man who was shot was taken to the University Medical Center but was later pronounced deceased.

Contreras left the motel after the shooting but police say he was quickly located nearby and arrested. The 31-year-old is facing one count of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

Authorities also say the case will be submitted to the Clark County District Attorney’s Office for review and consideration of additional charges.

The name of the man killed will be released by the Clark County coroner's office after family has been notified.