Fight At East-Side Apartment Leaves One Dead

Victim, Shooter Knew Each Other

Mitch Kelly
May 11, 2020 - 6:11 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - One man is dead after a shooting at an east-side apartment complex Sunday night.

Police say it began after a group of people went to a unit at the Emerald Springs apartment complenx on Nellis and Stewart.

Police say a fight broke out between two people and the resident of the apartment was pushed down some stairs. Everyone fled the apartment with the exception of the person who shoved the resident as well as the resident's girlfriend and young child.

Once able to get back to his unit, the resident opened the door and fired shots at the aquaintance, who died at the scene.  

The woman and child weren't hurt.

So far no charges have been filed as police work to interview witnesses from the scene and sort everything out.

The resident was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries suffered from tbeing shoved down the steps.