Homicide investigation on the west side of town


Metro Police are investigating a homicide in west Las Vegas Wednesday night.

Officers arrived at the 8500 block of West Sahara Avenue around 6:10 p.m., near Durango Drive. 

Metro says a 25-year-old African American male was found in the middle of the apartment complex with a gun shot wound to the chest and died at the scene. 

Police believe the shooting resulted from narcotics. 

The suspect is described to be around 25-30 years of age and remains at large. 

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