LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro) is investigating a deadly shooting outside a downtown nightclub in Las Vegas Sunday morning that killed one man and injured a second. Police are searching for the suspect that shot at the two men.
Metro police arrived at the parking lot of the nightclub at the 2100 block of Fremont near Eastern shortly before 4:30 a.m. and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both men were taken to UMC Trauma, where one of them later died. The other man is believed to have non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
“What we have learned at this point is the suspect is also believed to be a male who was last seen leaving southbound on foot in the parking lot,” Lt. Ray Spencer with Metro Police said. “We know there was some altercation inside the nightclub that was a verbal altercation. The two males exited and went to the parking lot, and that was when the shooting occurred.”
Police are looking for the man they suspect shot at the two men. “There is surveillance video. We have our digital forensic people en route so we can recover that,” Lt. Spencer said in a briefing on Sunday morning.
The identity of the victim and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Police are also urging anyone who does not know the whereabouts of their son, nephew, or grandson to please call LVMPD Homicide at 702-828-3521. You can also reach out to Crime Stoppers to report what you know anonymously at 702-385-5555.