UPDATE: Shooting victim near Charleston and Valley View dies


The person who was shot in neighborhood near Charleston and Valley View boulevards has died, according to Metro Police.

The shooting occurred around 12:09 p.m. in the 1200 block of Melville Drive. 

Police said, the victim, a man in his 40’s, was shot in front of the house. 

Metro said the man was with a friend at the home, and that friend was working on a car when another man showed up and got into an argument with the victim.  The argument quickly turned into a fist fight and then gunfire flew.

The victim was taken to UMC where he died. The suspect fled the area.

Ray Spencer – Homicide Lieutenant for  LVMPD

“We are looking for a Hispanic male from 20-25 years old,” said Ray Spencer, Homicide Lieutenant for  LVMPD.  “He was last seen in a dark colored sedan that was last seen southbound on Medville.”

No other details have been released. 

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