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West Las Vegas shooting leaves one dead, police say

Updated September 10, 2023 - 10:39 am

A shooting in West Las Vegas Saturday night left one man dead, according to police.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to a call about several gunshots heard in the 7800 block of Rainshower Drive near Buffalo Drive and Spring Mountain Road just after 9:45 p.m., according to Metro Lt. Aaron Lee.

Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound inside a vehicle, and he was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Metro said in a news release Sunday.

Police said that the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

Lee said early details suggest the incident was isolated and there was no threat to the public at large.

Contact Mark Credico at mcredico@reviewjournal.com.

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