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1 dead, 1 in critical condition near Maryland Parkway, Desert Inn

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One person is dead in a homicide near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. (Roger Bryner / FOX5) One person is dead in a homicide near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. (Roger Bryner / FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway, Metro Police said.

Officers were called to 1135 East Desert Inn at 10:01 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting. 

Arriving officers found one person deceased at the scene and another who was transported to Sunrise Trauma in critical condition. 

Citing the preliminary investigation, police said the victims arrived in the parking lot in a pickup truck and met with a man who got into the truck with the victims. After several minutes, shots were fired inside the truck and the suspect left the area on foot. 

The suspect was described by police as a black male adult with short dreadlock style hair. He was last seen wearing a baseball hat, dark hoodie, and jeans. 

The identity of the victim will later be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office. 

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Metro's homicide section by phone at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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