Shooter at large after man, woman fatally shot in Las Vegas apartment

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Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 6:14 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) -UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as 24-year-old Deanna Marie Diaz and 19-year-old Samiir Smith, both were Las Vegas residents. Their deaths were determined as homicides.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have yet to release the names of a man and woman who were fatally shot in a central Las Vegas apartment complex.

Metro Police said the shooting late Friday stemmed from an apparent confrontation at the complex.

Officers arrived at the scene around 10:15 p.m. and found the two victims dead from gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives believe the victims were inside the apartment when two unidentified men knocked on the door.

Police said it is believed the woman answered the door and an argument ensued between her and the suspects before shots were fired.

The victims will be identified by the Clark County Coroner’s office.

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