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Las Vegas police investigating deadly shooting near Sunset Park

Posted at 5:47 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-14 04:46:18-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting near Sunset Park.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting shortly after midnight in the 3100 block of East Sunset Road and found several people who had been shot.

One person was pronounced dead at a hospital. The other people are stable.

The Clark County coroner will identify the deceased.

Homicide detectives believe there were several people loitering and drinking in a parking lot in the area when a fight broke out.

Police say the person who died pulled out a handgun from a vehicle and shot into a crowd, injuring six older teenagers.

At some point, police say an unidentified person shot back at the shooter and hit them.

Investigators are asking for any witnesses or people involved to come forward with information regarding the shooting. Contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or on crimestoppersofnv.com.

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