Man killed in shooting on West Tropicana

Kim Powell

Man killed in shooting on West Tropicana

CREATED Nov. 17, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- One man is dead and another behind bars after a shooting on West Tropicana Avenue on Saturday night.

Police were called to the 6200 block of Tropicana at about 10:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a man lying outside of a building in the complex with an apparent gunshot wound.

The man was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police questioned a person of interest at the scene. Detectives said the two were involved in a verbal altercation that led to the shooting.

Investigators will present their findings to the District Attorney's office for consideration of charges.

Anyone with further information in the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

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