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Man shot, killed on Fremont St. in Downtown Las Vegas

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Posted at 10:47 PM, Oct 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-29 15:37:19-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A young man was shot and killed Thursday night in downtown Las Vegas, police confirmed.

According to police, a white male in his early 20s was found with a gunshot wound at a 7-Eleven in the area of Fremont and 15th St. at approximately 9:45 p.m. He was taken to University Medical Center's trauma center and pronounced dead, said Lt. Spencer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators determined that, prior to the shooting, there was an altercation between the deceased and another male outside the convenience store.

Spencer told 13 Action News a black male suspect pulled out a gun and shot the other man at least once before fleeing the scene. Police were able to track down the man and took him and an unidentified female into custody.

Neither had been positively identified as a suspect in the homicide investigation as of Friday morning, according to Spencer.

The case remained under investigation Friday. As of this report, neither the deceased nor any potential suspects had been publicly identified.

This is a breaking story. Check back for updates.

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