LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man was shot and killed by another man Monday, Oct. 17 during a fight with his girlfriend near the University District, according to Las Vegas Metro police.

Cory Cruz, 32, was arrested Oct. 26 on charges of open murder, violating probation, and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.

Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the 1100 block of Century Garden Drive, near Maryland Parkway and Hacienda Avenue around 5:38 p.m. when they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim had been arguing with his girlfriend when he was shot by Cruz, police said.

Cruz appeared to have fled the scene and was at large until his arrest days later.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His identity has not yet been released.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.