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One dead, one injured in stabbing at Wynn Palms Apartments

Katie Crowther

Nerio Nava Photo: Image by COURTESY OF LVMPD

One dead, one injured in stabbing at Wynn Palms Apartments

CREATED Jan. 20, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- One person is dead and another critically injured after being stabbed at  a local apartment complex.

It happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday at the Wynn Palms Apartments on Wynn Road at Twain Avenue.

According to Las Vegas police, the incident began as a fistfight between three men.

One man was stabbed multiple times and another was stabbed once in the left side of the body.

Las Vegas police arrested 32-year-old Nerio Nava. He was transported to the Clark County Detention Center and charged with murder with use of a deadly weapon and attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

The identity of the deceased will be released by the Clark County coroner's office.

Investigators believe the fight began because of a dispute over a drug deal.

 

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