Metro police arrest suspect in deadly shooting at home near Rainbow, Twain

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Las Vegas Metro Police have made an arrest in the homicide investigation of a shooting that occurred in Spring Valley Friday night. Antoine Cloutier, 44, was arrested and booked on one count of open murder.

On September 10 at 9:16 p.m., LVMPD received a report of a man who was shot at a residence on Montcliff Avenue, near Rainbow Boulevard and Twain Avenue.

Responding officers located the victim in the driveway suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police.

The victim was transported to UMC Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation led by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates the victim lived at the residence and was subleasing to Antoine Cloutier, 44.

The victim and Cloutier got into an argument after Cloutier was asked to move out. The two got into a physical altercation, during which police says Cloutier produced a firearm and shot the victim.

Cloutier fled the scene prior to the arrival of the officers, according to the report by Metro police.

Then on September 11 at approximately 4:00 a.m., Cloutier was located and taken into custody
without incident.

He was booked into CCDC on one count of open murder.

The identification of the victim, cause, and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office at a later date.

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 homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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