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UPDATE: Both people identified in apparent Las Vegas murder-suicide

Car crash leads to murder-suicide investigation
Posted at 5:49 AM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 13:49:45-04

UPDATE 9:32 A.M. MARCH 21: The second person involved in an apparent murder-suicide on March 20 has been identified by authorities as 23-year-old Sonya White of North Las Vegas.

UPDATE 1:50 P.M.: Police have identified 22-year-old Shiloh Delph as one of the people involved in an apparent murder-suicide early this morning.

Police say Delph and another person had been at Town Square earlier in the evening. Around 2:40 a.m., officers believe Delph shot that person in a car and then shot himself.

The identity of the second person will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - 2 people are dead and Las Vegas police are investigating what officers say appears to be a murder-suicide near Eastern Avenue and Russell Road.

Eastern was blocked off in both direction between Hacienda and Russell for several hours Officers say to expect closures to last several hours.

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Police responded to a 911 call about a car accident around 2:40 a.m. Witnesses tell police a car was driving out of control.

When the car stopped moving, a witness went to check on the occupants and found the windows had been shot out.

2 people believed to be in their 20s were found dead in the car.

Officers found a gun in the vehicle.

This is an ongoing investigation.

13 Action News is at the scene. Below is an interview with Las Vegas Metro Police Department.