LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred on July 4 on the 500 block of Greasewood Drive, near East Bonanza Road and Nellis Boulevard. According to Metro Police, 31-year-old Ronnell Brown was shot during an altercation and later died at the hospital.
At 11:06 p.m., LVMPD Dispatch Communications received a call about a male shot outside of a home located on Greasewood Drive. According to Metro, Brown attempted to stop an altercation between two people, when a 17-year-old suspect pulled out a handgun and fired multiple rounds in the direction of those involved in the fight subsequently striking Brown.
LVMPD Patrol Officers arrived and located Brown. He was unresponsive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded and transported Brown to Sunrise Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
As a result of the investigation, the suspect was transported and booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of open murder.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.