LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Three people were shot, two of them have died following a shooting late Sunday night in the southwest valley, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
A resident told 8 News Now the apartment complex’s main entrance was closed following the shooting at a pool party and residents had to use an emergency gate to exit the property this morning as police investigated the incident.
Around 11 p.m. on Aug. 7, LVMPD Dispatch received reports of a shooting at the 7000 block of S. Buffalo Drive, a release stated.
When police arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in an apartment complex. Responding medical personnel took her to UMC Trauma where she later died, police said.
She was identified as 19-year-old Breeana Webb of Las Vegas.
Officers were still on the scene when they were notified by staff at a nearby hospital that a walk-in patient was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Through further investigation, police said the patient was another victim related to the shooting. He was later confirmed dead.
The investigation by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated that both victims were at a party when a fight broke out and shots were fired.
The identity of the victims as well as the cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s office.
This is an ongoing investigation
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