UPDATE: The man killed on Friday, June 3 has been identified as Antonio Rodriguez, a 23-year-old Henderson resident. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the chest.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)— A verbal argument between three people has left one person dead, and another hospitalized.
On Friday, just after 9:30 p.m., Metro police responded to reports of a shooting near the 1000 block of Sierra Vista Drive. According to police, arriving officers located a man lying in a back alley with a gunshot wound. Medical personnel later announced the man deceased.
Police say the second victim self-transported to Sunrise Hospital with a gunshot wound and has suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
An investigation by police revealed that the two victims were in a verbal argument with an unidentified Hispanic man. During the argument, the unidentified man pulled out a gun and shot the two suspects before fleeing on foot, police say.
This investigation is ongoing. Please check back for updates.