1 dead, 6 injured in shooting east of Las Vegas Strip

Published: Mar. 4, 2022 at 5:14 AM PST|Updated: Mar. 8, 2022 at 11:06 AM PST
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - One person is dead and six more are injured after a shooting overnight east of the Las Vegas Strip.

The shooting happened in the 4000 block of University Center near Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Jason Johansson said the incident began with a neighbor dispute around 11:30 p.m. Johansson said one person was taken to Sunrise Hospital and later died.

Six more were injured, two critically, Johansson said. On scene, police were investigating at the Siegel Suites Swenson.

According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, 28-year-old Marquis Johnson of Las Vegas was the victim who died. His death was rule a homicide.

Police are looking to surveillance video to gather more information on what happened.