1 killed in parking lot of convenience store near Grand Canyon, Rochelle

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Metro police are investigating a deadly shooting in the parking lot of a convenience store Sunday morning.

Police responded at 3:30 a.m. to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Grand Canyon and Rochelle.

Police say an adult male victim and an unidentified adult male were in an argument in the parking lot.

“I don’t know who approached who at this point,” Lt. Ray Spencer. “But there were two men who approached each other in the parking lot, had an argument, and during the argument, the deceased struck the suspect one time. That caused the suspect to pull a gun and fire multiple times, striking and killing the victim.”

Police say the suspect had just left the convenience store.

Following the shooting, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

No suspect description at this time.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office

Police urge anyone with information to contact Metro by calling 3-1-1 or email homicide@LVMPD.com or contact CrimeStoppers at (702) 385-5555.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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