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Las Vegas police report 16-year-old dead after gunshot wound to the head

Posted at 6:13 PM, Jul 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-18 21:13:08-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said that a teen is dead after an accidental shooting near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway on Monday.

Police said they responded to a residence on the 700 block of Sahara Avenue around 12:04 a.m. where they found a teen deceased from a gunshot wound.

The Clark County coroner has identified the teen as 16- year-old Pedro Bautista. The cause of death is a gunshot wound to the head.

No other information has been given by police. We will post more information once available.