Homeless man stabbed to death on West Owens Avenue
Police are searching for a suspect after a deadly stabbing in Las Vegas on Saturday night.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police are searching for a suspect after a deadly stabbing in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Officers were called to the 100 block of West Owens Avenue just before 11 p.m.. When they arrived, they found a man suffering stab wounds. He was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives said the victim was a homeless man who was sleeping between two buildings when he was attacked.
A witness saw the attacker leave on a silver BMX-style bike and called police.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 20-25 years old, about 5 feet 2 inches tall and 150 pounds. He is clean shaven and was last seen wearing a dark blue sweatsuit, blue cap and white tennis shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
The victim has not been identified.