LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating a suspected homicide after a woman was found shot dead about two miles west of downtown.

Police say they responded to reports of gunshots at about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday in a neighborhood just south of U.S. Highway 95 near Quartz Lane and View Drive.

KLAS-TV reports the officers found a woman lying on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds to the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say they believe the female victim knew her attacker.

No other details have been released.


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