Self-defense claim connected to deadly stabbing in East Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Metro is investigating a deadly stabbing early Tuesday morning. The scene is located on 960 North Sloan Lane which is near Bonanza Road.

Metro was called out to the Pleasant Hill Apartment complex at 1:30 a.m Tuesday. Officers say they found a man in his 50's dead from a stabbing. Metro says a roommate also suffered a stab wound and will likely survive.

Officers believe the man who died initiated the stabbing. The roommate claims self-defense and no charges have been filed in the case.

The roommate is still listed as a suspect.


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