Sleeping man killed in shooting; Las Vegas police looking for intruders

Thu, Oct 10, 2019 (2:44 p.m.)

Three suspects in hooded sweatshirts forced their way into a Las Vegas apartment overnight Thursday, fatally shooting a sleeping victim, according to Metro Police.

Gunfire was reported about 2:45 a.m. in the 4200 block of West Viking Road, near Twain Avenue and Wynn Road, police said.

The victim and a woman were inside the apartment when the perpetrators knocked on the door, police said.

The three men pushed their way inside after the woman opened the door, police said.

The victim, who was shot once, died at the scene, police said.

The suspects, who were seen fleeing on foot, were described as Hispanic men in their 20s.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Metro's homicide unit at 702-828-3521 or [email protected] Anonymous tips can be made at Crime Stoppers by calling 702-385-5555 or

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