UPDATE: Woman shot and killed at an apartment complex at Owens near Pecos; Suspect on the loose

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are on the scene of a homicide investigation near Owens Avenue and Pecos Road.

Lt. Ray Spencer tells 8 News Now a woman in her 30s was found shot inside her apartment on Friday around 6:30 p.m.

The male suspect is described as being armed with a high-powered rifle.

Police say the suspect shot at least one round striking and killing the victim.

The suspect then fled the area.

The victim was transported to UMC where she died from her wounds.

According to the briefing several people were inside the victim’s apartment at the time of the shooting and then fled.

Police ask anyone with information to come forward and call Crime Stoppers at (702)-385-5555.

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