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Police: 3 homicide scenes under investigation in Las Vegas valley

Posted at 8:54 AM, Jun 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 15:51:45-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — Update (7/6/20): The Clark County Coroner has identified the man whose body was found at 3301 Civic Center Drive in North Las Vegas as 46-year-old David Warnock from North Las Vegas. His cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds, a homicide.

Update: The woman killed in the incident near Dorrell Lane and Shaumber Road has been identified as 37 year old Viktorija Canevik Alex of Las Vegas.
In the fatal stabbing on Decatur Boulevar and Tropicana the female victim has been identified by the Clark County Coroner as 36 year old Heather Rolfe Jensen.

Authorities in Southern Nevada are investigating three different homicide scenes during the overnight hours on Friday and into Saturday morning.

Las Vegas police say at about 11:15 p.m. Friday, an 11-year-old boy called 911 saying his father had just shot his mother, in a neighborhood near Dorrell Lane and Shaumber Road. READ MORE.

Police arrived at the scene and took the suspected shooter into custody, along with medical personnel attending to the injured woman. However, she died at the scene.

Officers were then called to reports of a deadly stabbing at around 11:25 p.m. near Decatur Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue. This incident took place in a drainage tunnel under The Edmond Apartments on Hacienda Avenue.

Authorities say a group of homeless people began arguing, and a man stabbed a woman multiple times and killed her in the altercation. The man then took off from the scene with another person from the group calling 911.

And the third homicide scene was in North Las Vegas, where police were called to investigate reports of a shooting at 3301 Civic Center Drive, north of Cheyenne Avenue, at around 4 a.m. Saturday.

Officers arrived at the scene and located a man in his late 20s to early 30s deceased with multiple gunshots wounds. Investigators said no immediate arrests had been made.

Anyone with further information on any of these deadly incidents was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.