Las Vegas, NV - January 30, 2016 - At approximately 2:41 a.m. on January 30, 2016 LVMPD patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Geist Avenue and Hawken Drive to investigate reports of a woman heard crying for help. Arriving officers located an adult female lying in the front doorway of a townhome located in the 3800 block of Terrazzo Avenue, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. She was transported the UMC Trauma Center where she was later pronounced deceased.
The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated the shooting occurred just inside the doorway to the residence. The victim then fell in the doorway where she was found by arriving officers. As of this release, no suspect or suspects have been identified and the motive is unknown.
This is the 11th homicide investigated by the LVMPD in 2016. The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
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