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December 16, 2018

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Girl, 17, fatally shot in North Las Vegas; boyfriend arrested

Updated Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 | 3:06 p.m.

North Las Vegas Police have arrested the boyfriend of a 17-year-old girl he dropped off at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound early this morning, authorities said.

Seneca Carey, 21, is accused of shooting the teen in a residential neighborhood in the 1100 block of Gary Carmena Avenue, near Bruce Street and East Azure Avenue, police said.

Police responded shortly before 3 a.m. to Mountain View Hospital, where Carey took his girlfriend and where she died, Officer Aaron Patty said.

Carey was subsequently arrested and booked at the Las Vegas City Jail on a count of murder, police said.

Investigators determined the shooting was domestic-violence related, police said, but additional details were not available this afternoon.