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One dead, one injured in late night shootout. – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-05-01 09:19:33 –

Las Vegas (KTNV) —Police said one was killed and another injured in a late-night shootout between two groups of men near Boulder Highway and Missouri Avenue on Friday.

Lieutenant Wraith Spencer of Metro Homiside said Shotspotter had identified many shootings taking place near the Whitney Community Center at around 11:45 pm.

He said no one was on the scene when the corresponding police arrived, but they found several bullet casings from different weapons in the area.

Shortly thereafter, Spencer said a man had been dropped off at Henderson Hospital and later transferred to UMC trauma, who died of a gunshot wound.

Another man was also dropped into a sunrise trauma with a gunshot wound.

After the shooting, several people were detained while transportation was stopped, but it was not clear if anyone was involved in the shooting, Spencer said.

If you have the information, please call Metro Homicide or CRIMESTOPPERS to stay anonymous.



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