Metro Police are investigating a homicide north of the downtown area. Police said the deadly shooting happened in the 800 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard near H Street.
Metro says officers were alerted to the crime around 6:12 p.m. According to authorities, it was a man , in his late 20’s, who was shot and killed in a parking lot just feet away from a park with kids.
The shooting happened just feet away from Doolittle Park, according to investigators. When 8 News NOW arrived to the scene, there were dozens of children playing in the basketball court area.
No witnesses have come forward.
Police encourage anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers.
8 News NOW will have updates on this developing story.