Las Vegas police search for suspect in fatal shooting at Central Valley apartments | News

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Las Vegas police are working to identify and locate a suspect after a man died in a shooting at an apartment complex north of Sunrise Hospital on Sunday.

Police received a call around 1:20 p.m. Sunday at an apartment complex at 1405 Vegas Valley Drive. According to Lt. Ray Spencer, the deceased, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the deceased and a group of people were in an apartment. According to Spencer, there was an argument between the deceased and another man over a cell phone.

The deceased pulled out a gun and shot at a door, Spencer said. The suspect then pulled out a gun and allegedly shot the victim.

The identity of the deceased will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office pending notification of next of kin.

Police said the suspect, a black male aged around 25 to 30, fled the scene. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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LVMPD Lt. Ray Spencer gives a press conference for a homicide investigation at 1405 Vegas Valley Dr.

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