UPDATE: Woman identified in homicide investigation near Owens, H street following attack on sidewalk

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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.

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