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Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting

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LAS VEGAS - A man is under arrest in connection with a deadly shooting that happened Tuesday morning.

Metro Police arrested 31-year-old Elekaua Brown. He is charged with one count of first degree murder with a deadly weapon.

According to police, officers were called to an apartment complex near Tropicana Avenue and Nellis Boulevard shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report that a man had been shot. Officers found the victim, and he was transported to Sunrise Hospital Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

During the investigation, Metro's Homicide Section found that several men got involved in an argument in the parking lot of the apartment complex just before the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro at (702) 828-3521, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

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