The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the man shot and killed Monday near the intersection of Lake Mead and Civic Center Drive. The coroner said 18-year-old Kwavontia Thomas was the victim.
North Las Vegas police say the shooting death of Thomas wasn’t a random act of violence.
Police say a preliminary investigation indicates he was shot Monday during an argument with a suspect who fled before officers responded to the scene.
According to police, detectives are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting.