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UPDATE: One dead, another injured in early-morning shooting in Las Vegas

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Posted at 6:26 AM, Aug 26, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says they are investigating a homicide in the 8200 block of Gilded Crown.

At about 4 a.m. police say a call came in to 911 about a person who had been shot.

LVMPD says a preliminary investigation shows an altercation at the home led to the shooting.

Arriving officers located a deceased adult male in his 20s with a gunshot wound in the doorway of the home.

According to police, a second related victim was dropped off at a local hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The investigation by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates that there were several persons staying at the residence where the shooting occurred.

Detectives learned that a group of people were in a confrontation in front of the residence prior to the shooting.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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