LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said they are investigating a homicide at 2730 E. Bonanza Ave. at the intersection of Bonanza Road and Eastern Avenue on Tuesday around 3:15 p.m.
According to the briefing, around 2:30 p.m., LVMPD responded to a male that was suffering from gunshot wounds. This male was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
LVMPD said the victim was in the apartment with several other individuals when an unknown black male arrived and entered the apartment. An argument started between the victim and the suspect, and it got physical. The suspect then shot the victim multiple times.
Lt. Ray Spencer says the suspect fled out the back window. Several other people in the apartment are believed to be witnesses, but they fled before police arrival.
LVMPD said the investigation is still early and ongoing, LVMPD says to report a tip to authorities, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or submit online at CrimeStoppersOfNV.com. You can remain anonymous.
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