LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Police were investigating a homicide that happened early on Friday morning in the central Las Vegas Valley.

Just after 1 a.m. on May 24, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to a call of shots fired at an apartment complex at the 6600 block of W. Washington Avenue. 

In the parking lot, officers found a middle-age woman with a gunshot wound to the head. Medical personnel pronounced her dead at the scene.

Photo of Arkedra Taylor. (LVMPD)

Photo of Arkedra Taylor. (LVMPD)

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the woman as 43-year-old Arkedra Shamona Taylor. The coroner's office said Taylor died of gunshot wounds to the head and ruled her death a homicide.

Police are checking surveillance video from the apartment complex as they look for a suspect or suspects. They have not determined whether the victim was related to the shooter.

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Nothing but welfare low lifes living in that apt complex.

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