Las Vegas Sun

July 17, 2019

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Police investigating fatal weekend shooting in North Las Vegas

A man was shot to death Sunday night following a confrontation in North Las Vegas, police said.

Officers were dispatched about 11 p.m. to the 2100 block of East Cheyenne Avenue to investigate reports of an injured person and found a 39-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A preliminary investigation indicates the shooting took place a short distance away, near the 3300 block of Civic Center Drive, police said.

The victim and an unknown male got into a confrontation that escalated into a shooting, police said. The suspect fled before officers arrived.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and they are not ready to release a description of the suspect.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name after his family has been notified, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at 702-633-9111 or to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.