UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner has identified the female victim as 42-year-old Machika Goodjoint. The cause of death for Goodjoint is still pending in the case.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide in west Las Vegas that left one person dead and another injured.
Metro police were called to Owens Avenue and H Street around 9:44 p.m.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the woman dead on Owens Avenue and the man injured in a nearby parking lot. He was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
According to Metro Lt. David Gordon, a woman has been taken into custody as a suspect. He said there was an altercation on the sidewalk between the woman and the two victims that resulted in the woman hitting them with an object.
Gordon said a motive hasn’t been determined and the investigation is ongoing.