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Man shot dead at northwest Las Vegas house party

Updated June 9, 2024 - 10:43 pm

A man was shot and killed outside a northwest Las Vegas residence where a party took place early Sunday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

At 12:29 a.m., the department’s dispatch received a phone call concerning a party in the 1800 block of Plantea Court, near West Oakey Boulevard. Minutes later multiple reports came in about gunfire there, police stated in a news release.

Once uniformed patrol officers reached the address, they found a man outside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound, but despite efforts by medical personnel, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The department’s homicide unit took over the investigation. The victim’s identification will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office, the release said.

Metro urges anyone with information about the shooting to contact the homicide unit at 702-828-3521, or email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or at crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Jeff Burbank at jburbank@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0382. Follow him @JeffBurbank2 on X.

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