17-year-old arrested after teen found shot to death in northwest Las Vegas apartment

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police said they arrested the teenage suspect in a homicide investigation earlier this week.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, at around 9:20 p.m. on April 9, dispatch received reports of a shooting in an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Club Pacific Way.

Arriving officers found a teen suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel responded and took the victim to a local hospital, where they pronounced him dead.

Police said the teenager was involved in a fight with several other individuals in the complex. All suspects had left the scene before police arrived.

Through investigation, detectives were able to identify a 17-year-old boy as the suspect in the case. On April 16, the suspect was arrested and booked into the Clark County Juvenile Hall for open murder.

Police did not release the name of the suspect.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released
by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521 or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or on their website.

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