Las Vegas police investigate homicide near Charleston, Decatur
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Update: The victim in this incident has been identified as 38-year-old Byron Amerson by Clark County Coroner’s office.
Original story below:
Las Vegas police responded to a shooting Thursday afternoon that left one person dead.
According to police, officers were dispatched around 3:56 p.m. to the intersection of Charleston and Decatur Boulevards for a reported shooting.
Lt. Ray Spencer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a man got into an argument with another man outside a drug store. The victim leaned into the driver side window of the suspect’s car and began fighting. The suspect left the drug store with victim still in the window.
Spencer said the victim got out of the window and tripped. The suspect got out of his car and shot the victim multiple times.
Officers located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to University Medical Center where they later died.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the shooter.
The area of Charleston and Decatur Boulevards were closed while police investigate the scene.
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