Shooting leaves 1 dead on Madre Mesa Drive

Molly Waldron

Shooting leaves 1 dead on Madre Mesa Drive

CREATED Nov. 5, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- One person was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in the northwest part of Las Vegas on Monday night.

Police were called to the 5000 block of Madre Mesa Drive just before 9:30 p.m. after reports of gunfire.

A male victim was found dead at the scene of apparent gunshot wounds.

Officers interviewed a person of interest in the shooting and will hand over the facts of the case to the District Attorney's office.

Homicide detectives were called to the apartment complex to investigate. They believe a verbal altercation led to the shooting.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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