Police investigate double homicide at apartment complex

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Metro Police are investigating the deaths of two men at an apartment complex Tuesday morning on the east side of the Las Vegas valley.

Detectives were called to The Hamptons apartments on Nellis Boulevard near Desert Inn Road after residents reported hearing gunfire.

According to police, two Hispanic men were found dead near a car in the complex’s parking lot. Both victims appeared to be in their 30s. Investigators say narcotics and shell casings were found at the scene.

Police believe there are at least two suspects. They are interviewing witnesses and checking surveillance cameras for more clues.

The Clark County Coroner’s office identified one of the victims as Fernando Avila Estrada, 31, with the manner being a gunshot wound to the neck. The identity of the second victim has not be released.  


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