NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police investigating three separate homicides on Monday night.
The first homicide occurred just after 7:30 p.m. when police say they were sent to the area of 2100 North Las Vegas Blvd. in reference to a dead body.
Officers tell 8 News Now the victim is a male adult and was pronounced dead on the scene and further investigation revealed he had suffered from an apparent gunshot wound.
The second homicide investigation happened on Civic Center north of Cheyenne just before 8:00 p.m.
Once police arrived at the scene they say they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to UMC where he was pronounced dead.
The third homicide investigation occurred a few blocks away on Mary Dee and Cheyenne around 9:00 p.m. Monday night.
Officers say when they arrived at the third location they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound where he later died at the scene.
No other information has been released at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at 702-633-9111.
These three cases make five homicides total to occur in the last 72 hours for NLV PD.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.