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Las Vegas police investigating double homicide near Industrial, Wyoming Avenue

Posted at 5:16 AM, Aug 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 17:37:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a double homicide in the 200 block of West Chicago Avenue near Industrial Street and Wyoming Avenue near The STRAT hotel-casino.

The incident was reported shortly before 12:30 a.m.

According to Lt. Ray Spencer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, they found a woman lying on the ground when they arrived. She was moved to another location for her safety.

A man then came out of an apartment with multiple gunshot wounds, possibly 9.

They made contact with a 70-year-old man inside of an apartment and eventually persuaded him to surrender.

UPDATE: Las Vegas police identify suspect in this morning's double homicide

When police entered the apartment, they found another woman who had been killed.

Police believe the shooting was a result of a rental dispute.

The area is known as Naked City and is near The STRAT hotel-casino. There are many lower-income rental properties in the area.

The Clark County coroner will release the name of the deceased.

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This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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