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Woman dies after shooting in east Las Vegas

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Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 4:44 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A woman has died after a shooting in East Las Vegas Tuesday morning.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), the incident happened in the 4200 block of Cicada Way, near Flamingo Road and US 95, around 8:43 a.m.

A woman was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked SUV when a confrontation occurred between the driver and a group of males who gathered in the street. Police say as the SUV drove away, a male suspect fired into the vehicle, hitting the woman.

She was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she later died. The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release her identity once next of kin is notified.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or visit here.