LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a deadly shooting in Downtown Las Vegas.

On Sunday around 5 p.m., police responded to several reports of a gunshot at the intersection of 3rd Street and East Utah Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard, according to Metro police.

When officers arrived they found a man dead at the scene. According to police, the victim was involved in a verbal fight with two men before he was shot. Both suspects had left the scene before officers arrived.

According to police, Las Vegas Boulevard southbound is closed from 4th Street to Wyoming Avenue. Utah Avenue is also closed at 3rd Street.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released
by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

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 To remain
anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the Crime Stoppers website.