UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Brandi Lynn Brown. Her cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the head.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are investigating the deadly shooting of a woman Tuesday morning on the east side of the Las Vegas valley.
According to Metro police, the call about the shooting came from a resident around 8:43 a.m. after the gunshot victim showed up at a resident’s location which was in the 4700 block of El Escorial Drive near Mountain Vista Street and Flamingo Road.
Police said that the victim was sitting in the passenger seat of an SUV parked on the street when a confrontation took place between the SUV’s driver and a group of men who gathered in the street. As the SUV drove away, a male suspect fired into the vehicle, hitting the victim.
The woman was transported to Sunrise Hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or by email at email@example.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or through this link.