Police look for suspect after woman shot, killed in southwest Las Vegas gated community

Published: Feb. 27, 2023 at 10:05 AM PST
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Update 12:30 p.m. Police said they are still searching for the suspect while investigating what happened that led to the fatal shooting of a woman outside her home Monday morning.

Investigators believe a man dressed in all-black clothing was parked across the street from the woman’s residence when she arrived home. An altercation occurred in the front yard and the man shot the woman before returning to his car and driving away.

The car was only described as a sedan as police are getting conflicting reports on the make, model and color.

Officers believe the shooting was not random and the two parties had some connection.

Anyone with information is asked to call LVMPD at (702) 828-3521 or via Crime Stoppers.

Initial story continues below.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A woman died after she was shot Monday morning in the southwest Las Vegas Valley.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, officers received a call of a shooting near the 9800 block of Venus Lake Court at about 9:07 a.m. Monday.

Police say arriving officers located a female who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to UMC Trauma where she was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information was provided.