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Child reports double shooting in west Las Vegas

Child reports double shooting in west Las Vegas

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Jul 27, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police say a child alerted authorities after a shooting inside a home in a west Las Vegas neighborhood on Friday.

The shooting happened just before noon on Altamira Road, near Buffalo and Alta.

Authorities say the man shot the 29-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man while five young children were inside the home.

Both victims were taken to University Medical Center and police launched a search for the gunman.

The woman later died at University Medical Center. The man remains in stable condition.

The identities of the victims have not been released. 

Action News will continue to update this breaking story as new information becomes available.