UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s office identified the victim as 37-year-old Lendor Conrad Coney Jr. of Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man was shot and killed after he took a bat to cars at a west valley home during an argument, Las Vegas police said.
On Wednesday around 6:42 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 700 block of Bloomingfield Lane near Buffalo Drive and Alta Drive. The caller told police that her boyfriend shot a man inside the home.
When officers arrived they found a woman and two children outside the home. The woman told officers that her boyfriend was still inside the home. When officers entered the home, they found the boyfriend who told police he shot a man in the backyard.
Police found the victim, believed to be in his 40s, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Police said prior to the shooting, the woman was in an argument with the victim in front of the home. During the fight, the victim grabbed a bat from the trunk of a vehicle and began to hit the vehicles parked in the driveway of the home.
He then went to the front door of the home and kicked it in. The victim then made it to the backyard of the house where he was shot.
The boyfriend was taken custody without incident.