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Police: Fight leads to deadly shooting in Las Vegas overnight

Posted at 6:01 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 09:01:59-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police say two men got into a fight around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, leading to a deadly shooting near Sierra Vista and Maryland Parkway.

One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other. A third man was watching nearby, police say, and then shot the first man.

The man who fired first is dead, the man who was initially shot is at the hospital in critical condition and the third man is in custody and cooperating with police, authorities say,

Police believe some of the men may have known each other before the incident.

The shooting remains under investigation.

The deceased will be identified by the corner's office.

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