Police investigating fatal shooting in northeast Las Vegas

Nevada News

Las Vegas police homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in the northeast valley Monday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 6000 block of Yellowstone Avenue near East Lake Mead Boulevard and Mt. Hood Street, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Adrian Beas.

When police arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound. Beas said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male suspect was taken into custody, Beas said. The suspect’s involvement in the shooting is being investigated.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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