1 killed, 1 held in North Las Vegas shooting - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

1 killed, 1 held in North Las Vegas shooting

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Police said two men exchanging gunshots in a North Las Vegas neighborhood Sunday resulted in one of them being killed.

Officer Aaron Patty with North Las Vegas police said officers were called to a shooting in the 5400 block of Jose Ernesto Street, near West Ann Road and Camino Al Norte, about 3:30 p.m. 

According to Patty, two men, a 25-year-old and a 22-year-old, exchanged gunfire.

The 25-year-old man was wounded and taken to the hospital, where he died a short time later.

Patty said the 22-year-old originally left the scene but later returned. He was taken into custody.

Police were still investigating the circumstances behind the shooting.

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