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Metro Arrests 17yo Suspect In Fatal Las Vegas Shooting

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 8, 2023 3:53 pm

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a 17-year-old was detained after he was implicated in a fatal shooting in the southeast valley early Saturday morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:27 a.m. on February 4 in the 4200 block of South Nellis Boulevard, according to the police.

LVMPD reports that officers spotted a man with an apparent gunshot wound. At Sunrise Hospital, where the victim was transferred, he was pronounced dead.

The victim and the defendant, later identified as a 17-year-old, were involved in a verbal altercation, according to the police investigation. During the confrontation, the defendant allegedly produced a weapon and shot the victim, according to the police.

The LVMPD reports that the suspect, who cannot be named because he is a child, was arrested at his apartment on February 7 by the Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT). He was booked into CCDC on one count of murder in broad daylight.

If you have any information on this event, please call the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com. Contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com if you wish to remain anonymous.

Credits: Fox 5 Vegas

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