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North Las Vegas community on edge after recent shooting incidents

Posted at 6:38 PM, Nov 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-18 21:50:12-05

Recent shootings in North Las Vegas neighborhoods have community members concerned.

As two incidents were fatal with a third injuring children.

Interactive Map: Murders investigated in the Las Vegas valley in 2018

Resident Jim Abernethy has called Southern Nevada home for more than 20 years. His strolls around the park now come with a bit of worry these days.

"I’m scared to death to ride up north by Centennial where all those shootings have taken place. I won't go there anymore and there are nice bike trails I wish I could go to,” Abernethy said.

In November, North Las Vegas has seen its share of senseless violence.

On the first day of the month, an innocent 11-year-old was killed by suspected gang members who police said targeted the wrong home near Deer Springs Way and Losee Road.

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Tuesday, a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed at a convenience store near Centennial Avenue and Saturday's incident sent two children to the hospital. 

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Authorities urged anyone with more information on these recent shootings to contact North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111.