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May 24, 2015

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Man suspected of shooting two people, killing one, arrested

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Gary Chambers

Metro Police arrested a man Tuesday night suspected of shooting and killing a man and injuring a female earlier that day.

Gary Chambers, 45, was arrested on suspicion of murder with a deadly weapon, attempted murder with a deadly weapon and burglary with a deadly weapon.

Metro Police homicide detectives identified Chambers as a suspect in a shooting Tuesday morning in the 3600 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North. Officers had responded to reports of the shooting at about 10:20 a.m. to find a man and woman suffering from gun shot wounds, police said.

Both victims were transported to University Medical Center Trauma, where the man was pronounced dead. The woman was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, police said.

Chambers was arrested without incident at about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday near Lamb Boulevard and Owens Avenue.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the male victim.

Metro Police urge anyone with information regarding the incident to contact their Homicide Section at 828-3521 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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