Coroner IDs man killed after accidental shooting in northwest Las Vegas apartment
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas police investigated a homicide in the northwest valley Thursday night.
According to police, officer responded to 9300 block of Gilcrease Avenue, near Hualapai Way for a reported shooting around 7 p.m., March 10.
Lt. Ray Spencer with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police’s Homicide section said a group of people were socializing inside an apartment when someone began handling a gun.
The gun fired and struck a man in the head, according to investigators. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel, according detectives. He was identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 28-year-old Christopher Campise.
Police identified Matthew Stafford, 28, as a suspect in the shooting. Stafford was arrested and transported to the Clark County Detention Center for one count of involuntary manslaughter.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at email@example.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
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