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16-year-old dies after North Las Vegas shooting

Updated March 4, 2024 - 11:45 pm

A 16-year-old boy died Monday after being shot Thursday in North Las Vegas.

After reports of a shooting, North Las Vegas police officers went to a parking lot in the 5900 block of Losee Road and found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound.

The teenager was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital on Monday, the North Las Vegas Police Department said in a news release.

An investigation is ongoing, but detectives believe it was an isolated incident, police said.

Anyone with additional information may call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111 or contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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