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Police: Man shot woman in apparent murder-suicide in northwest Las Vegas

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-14 18:10:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex on West Gowan Road, near Tenaya Way.

The incident occurred at 3:51 p.m. on Monday.

Arriving officers entered an apartment and found a male and female injured from gunshot wounds. Medical personnel responded and pronounced both dead at the scene.

Police said the pair got into a physical altercation before the male shot the female and then took his own life. The identification of the victims and the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

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The investigation by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates that the pair were in a dating relationship and living together.

Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged 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.