LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police detectives were on scene of a double homicide investigation in the central valley early Wednesday morning.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. David Gordon, officers responded to reports of gunshots about 12:30 a.m. on July 29 to the 700 block of Eastern Avenue, near East McWilliams Avenue.
In the area, police said responding officers found a silver SUV that crashed into the wall of a home. They found a man in the driver's seat dead with apparent gunshot wounds.
A woman in the passenger seat was also shot, police said. She was taken to University Medical Center where she died.
Police said the investigation showed that the victims drove into the area and pulled up to the unknown suspect on foot. The victims and suspect spoke and as the couple drove away, the suspect fired several shots. The SUV continued until it hit the wall.
The Clark County Coroner's Office was expected to release the identities of the victims after next of kin has been notified.
Anyone with information about the shooting or suspect is asked to call police at (702) 828-3521, or by email at email@example.com.
To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.