UPDATE: 18-year-old man accused of injuring several teenagers in shooting near Sunset Park identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One person is dead and several others at being treated at hospitals across the Las Vegas valley following a shooting early Friday morning.

It happened at 12:13 a.m. in the 3100 block of East Sunset, near Pecos Road.

Shortly after police arrived at the scene, dispatchers received calls from multiple hospitals reporting gunshot victims being brought in.

The LVMPD Homicide Section determined several people were drinking and loitering in a parking lot when a fight broke out.

Police say the person who was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital, identified by the Coroner’s Office as Anthony Emilian, 18, pulled a gun from a car during the fight and began shooting into the crowd of people involved. Six older teenagers were injured in that shooting and taken to various hospitals.

Then, at some point, an unidentified person fired back, hitting Emilian.

Metro Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to come forward.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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