A 20-year-old woman was killed late Sunday night in the north valley and a man accused in the shooting was arrested, North Las Vegas police said.
Emergency crews were called about 9:50 p.m. to a convenience store parking lot at the intersection of Craig Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard, where they found a 20-year-old woman with a gunshot wound, Patty said.
Tineshea Antovia Adams, a Las Vegas resident, died at University Medical Center.
Adams died of a gunshot wound to the chest, the coroner’s office said Monday. Her death was ruled a homicide.
Preliminary investigation indicates “multiple people” in the parking lot were involved in a fight before the shooting took place, police wrote in a release Monday afternoon.
The man, 19-year-old Norman Smith, of Las Vegas, fired a handgun at least once, striking Adams, the release said. Detectives believe Smith and Adams knew each other before the shooting, the release said.
Smith faces a murder charge. The slaying appears to be domestic-related, police spokesman Aaron Patty said.
This was one of two fatal shootings on Sunday in North Las Vegas, but Patty said they are not related.
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