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Argument leads to fatal shooting near Boulevard Mall

The fatal shooting of a man at an apartment complex near the Boulevard Mall Saturday followed an altercation with another man, Las Vegas police said Sunday.

Officers and a medical crew were called to the Oasis Bay Apartments, 1600 block of East Katie Avenue, near the intersection of Maryland Parkway and Twain Avenue, about 3:45 p.m., police said. There they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at University Medical Center.

Police said that the man was standing next to a sports car when he and the driver began arguing. Metro has only described the shooter as a man with a dark-skin complexion.

The driver got out of the car and fired one round at the man, police said. The wounded man was able to run a short distance before falling near the apartment complex’s office.

The car was only described as a “dark colored black or gray sports car with tinted windows,” police said.

The man who was killed will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Anyone with any information about this incident can call 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.

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