LVMPD investigates deadly shooting near Cambridge, Sierra Vista
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide Thursday evening at the 3600 block of Cambridge near Maryland and Twain.
Initial reports indicate a group of five individuals were in the area when a fight broke out, leading to the shooting, Jason Johansson with LVMPD said during a press conference.
Metro officers discovered two victims after receiving multiple calls about the shooting. Both were transferred to Sunrise Hospital. Johansson said one victim died from their injuries while the other is expected to survive.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 23-year-old Lashawn Bickham. Bickham died from multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.
Johansson said three suspects took off on foot following the shooting. Police describe the suspects as male adults wearing black and white clothing.
Police believe this is not a random shooting.
Officers have the scene closed off. The public should avoid the area.
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