NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - North Las Vegas Police are searching for the culprit of a homicide near Carey Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard.
At around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night, police say someone shot the 20-year-old victim at least once in the front yard of a home on Red Sox Avenue. It is unknown if the man was armed or if any witnesses saw what happened.
Police say they have a few leads. A North Las Vegas Police spokeswoman adds violence is common in this neighborhood.
"There have been previous reports of shootings and violent crimes in that area, but this is the first homicide in this particular area this year," said North Las Vegas Police Officer Chrissie Coon.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.