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Argument leads to self-defense shooting in North Las Vegas

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North Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide on Oct. 27, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)) North Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide on Oct. 27, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5))
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (FOX5) -

North Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal shooting Friday afternoon that started as a verbal dispute. 

Officers said they were called to the 2000 block of Hassell Avenue, near Lake Mead and Martin Luther King Boulevards, at about 12:40 p.m. 

Authorities reported that a woman shot and killed a 31-year-old man after some sort of an argument took place.

The 26-year-old female had a relationship with the victim, according to police, and the shooting happened during a physical altercation.

North Las Vegas police said their investigation indicated that the woman shot the man in self-defense.

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