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Man killed while walking with girlfriend in central Las Vegas

Posted: 4:39 PM, Nov 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 06:01:29-05

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly shooting in the area of Lake Mead Boulevard and H Street Sunday afternoon.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene at about 1 p.m. as a 20-year-old was shot to death while walking with his girlfriend on Lake Mead Boulevard.

Officers said an armed man came up behind the victim and shot him multiple times.

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Police believed the incident was a targeted shooting and are searching for the shooter. 

Traffic restrictions were in place on Lake Mead Boulevard for the investigation.