Henderson police say man arrested after accused in fatal shooting in Lake Las Vegas

Henderson police say man arrested after accused in fatal shooting in Lake Las Vegas
Published: Nov. 21, 2023 at 10:59 AM PST
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UPDATE (Nov. 22) -- The Henderson Police Department on Wednesday announced that a suspect was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting Monday night in Lake Las Vegas.

According to police, the suspect was identified as Devonta Bowman, 25.

Police said Bowman was taken into custody on Tuesday and booked into the Henderson Detention Center on the following charges:

1 count of open murder with a deadly weapon

1 count of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit

1 count of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person

No further information was immediately available.

Original story continues below.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Henderson Police Department is investigating after a man was shot and killed on Monday night.

Police said that at about 6:40 p.m. Monday, authorities responded to the 20 block of Montelago Boulevard in reference to “suspicious circumstances.”

Authorities said officers arrived on the scene to discover an unresponsive 54-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

The victim’s identity, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s office.

“This incident is not believed to be related to any other incidents within the Lake Las Vegas area,” police noted.

No further information was immediately available. The incident is being investigated as the 11th homicide for the city of Henderson for 2023.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest, or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers, may result in a cash reward