Teen in critical condition after early morning shooting

A teenager was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting in North Las Vegas early Saturday, according to police.

North Las Vegas police said they responded at 3:52 a.m. to a shooting in the 1800 block of Quartet Drive, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Alexander Road.

Officers found a teenage boy suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to University Medical Center.

A preliminary investigation indicated that an argument erupted during a party at the home. Shortly afterward, the teenager was shot.

The shooter or shooters fled the area before police arrived, police said. Police did not immediately have suspect descriptions.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @lauxkimber.

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