Two people were shot late Wednesday near the Stratosphere, Las Vegas police said.
A man in his 30s was shot in the head and is not expected to survive, according to Metropolitan Police Lt. Dan McGrath. A woman in her 40s was shot in the shoulder.
They were taken to University Medical Center.
The shooting happened about 11:50 p.m. in the 1800 block of Fairfield Avenue, near South Industrial Road and West Wyoming Avenue, McGrath said.
The pair was shot near a courtyard area in front of an apartment complex. Detectives found another bullet impact in a nearby alley.
Due to the extent of the man’s injuries, homicide detectives were investigating.
The first officer to arrive saw an older-model Lincoln leaving the area, McGrath said. That vehicle was later stopped by police, who determined it had been involved in a carjacking in California.
McGrath said the occupants of the vehicle and several witnesses from the scene would be interviewed by police to determine their connection, if any, to the shooting.
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