Metro: Man shoots, kills roommate near Lake Mead and Nellis

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the northeast valley. It happened at a home located at 6000 Yellowstone Avenue near E. Lake Mead and N. Nellis Boulevard.

According to officers, around 4:30 p.m., two roommates got into an argument before one of them pulled out a gun and shot the other.

The roommate who was shot died at the scene. The suspected shooter/roommate was taken into custody.

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The person shot and killed was a white man in his 30’s. A white man in his late 20’s was taken into custody.

Metro Police said the suspect fired multiple rounds at his roommate inside the trailer. A second gun was also found at the scene, but at this time police don’t know if that gun was involved.

According to Metro, five people and several pets live in the trailer.

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