Las Vegas, NV - February 22, 2017 - On February 21, 2017 at approximately 10:47 p.m. LVMPD patrol officers were dispatched to an apartment complex located in the 5800 block of Skye Pointe Drive to investigate reports of gunshots. Arriving officers located an adult male outside near a carport who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was unresponsive. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel.
The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated the victim and an adult male suspect were heard arguing, and then seen physically fighting. One gunshot was heard, and the victim fell to the ground. A second gunshot was heard, and the suspect left the scene on foot towards the entrance to the complex. The suspect could only be described as a black male adult who was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black pants.
This is the 24th homicide investigated by the LVMPD in 2017. The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. As of this release, the suspect has not been identified and the motive is unknown.
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