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Street Fight Turns Deadly

(Las Vegas, NV) — Police are investigating a homicide at Savoy Court and Walnut Road. Metro says at approximately 8:24 p.m. the LVMPD Dispatch Center received a report that a male had been shot and was lying on the ground near the corner of Walnut Road and Savoy Court.

Patrol officers arrived and located a male who appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated that the victim and the suspect came to the area with the intention to fight. When the victim arrived, he was met by the suspect and two other males. The victim and suspect then engaged in a physical altercation. After the two separated, the suspect retrieved a handgun and fired striking the victim. The suspects then fled the area in an green four door sedan.

No suspects have been identified at this time. 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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