Police say 1 dead after shooting near downtown Las Vegas
UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s office has identified the victim of Shannon Awa, 46.
Original story continues below.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a man was shot and killed near downtown on Thursday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at about 6:51 a.m. near the 400 block of S. 10th Street.
Arriving officers located a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded and pronounced the victim deceased, police said.
A suspect is in custody in connection with the incident, Las Vegas police said.
Authorities said Las Vegas Academy was on a soft lockdown while police investigated.
The incident remains under investigation.
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