LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are searching for a suspect in the murder of a woman near Washington & Rainbow early Friday morning.
Officers responded to the Cornerstone Crossing Apartments around 1:10 a.m. to investigate a 911 call of shots fired, according to Metro Lt. Allen Larsen.
An active investigation continues at the Cornerstone Apartments. Police don’t know if the woman killed lives here or was visiting someone. Detectives are still trying to identify her #8NN— Cristen Drummond (@cristendrummond) May 24, 2019
Police say security at the apartments heard the gunshots and The first responding officer found an African-American woman in her 40s or 50s found the woman shot in the head in the back northeast corner of the complex parking lot.
Paramedics arrived and pronounced her dead at the scene.
Police were not immediately able to provide details on a suspect or say what led to the shooting.