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Metro Police make arrest in overnight homicide in Southwest

Metro Police make arrest in overnight homicide in Southwest

By Christine Haverkamp. CREATED Oct 23, 2011

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- At about 1 a.m. on Sunday Metro Police responded to 8700 block of Don Horton Ave., where they found a male laying on the floor suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

As officers entered the residence, they observed a male on the phone standing over the victim.

Officers immediately took the subject into custody and identified him as Michael Jeffries, 30.

The victim was transported to UMC Trauma, where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Homicide detectives were dispatched and began an investigation into this homicide.

Jeffries is booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of murder with a deadly weapon.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and autopsy by the Clark County Coroners Office.