Las Vegas police identify man killed in Sunday shooting

The man who was shot and killed after an argument Sunday night south of Downtown Las Vegas has been identified.

John Benjamin Kraai, 42, was found unresponsive in the 1900 block of Western Avenue near Sahara Avenue and Interstate 15 about 6 p.m., Las Vegas police said.

Metro said Kraai and two other victims were suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. They believe the three victims were involved in a previous altercation inside an area business before they were shot.

Kraai was pronounced dead at the hosptital. The other two victims were transported to University Medical Center.

Contact reporter Steven Slivka at 702-383-0381 or at Follow @StevenSlivka on Twitter.


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