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Man accused of killing woman in domestic shooting in northwest Las Vegas

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Posted at 8:37 AM, Mar 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-08 13:52:20-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A woman is dead after police say she was shot in northwest Las Vegas overnight by a man she was in a relationship with.

Police arrested 31-year-old Marvin Simmons and booked him into Clark County Detention Center Tuesday morning.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, the couple got into an argument as the woman was leaving a home in the 10000 block of Jamestown Square Avenue, near Shaumber and Farm roads, shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday.

Simmons is accused by police of shooting her as she was trying to leave in a vehicle.

Arriving officers found her in the vehicle with a gunshot wound. She was transported to University Medical Center Trauma where she was pronounced dead.

Her identity will be released by the coroner's office.

Simmons faces an open murder charge and a charge of firing a gun into a vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detectives with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at (702) 828-3521 or by emailing Homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or submit a tip online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

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