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.
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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