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Police investigate homicide at southeast Las Vegas home

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Posted at 7:27 PM, Dec 15, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One person is dead after a report of "unknown trouble" at a southeast Las Vegas residence on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the residence in the 5000 block of Sagelyn Street at approximately 3:30 p.m., according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Arriving officers located a deceased individual, 13 Action News was told, but police could not confirm what caused their death at the time of this report.

Las Vegas police could not immediately confirm that a shooting took place, but said the 911 caller reporting the incident claimed to have heard several shots. Later, police confirmed they were investigating a homicide.

SWAT and negotiators were also called out to the scene, police said.

The scene was still active as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lt. Ray Spencer with the LVMPD's homicide section is expected to provide more information in a press conference at 10:15 p.m. Watch it here:

This is a developing story. LVMPD has since provided more information in this case. Read an updated report here.