Metro investigating homicide at Hampton Courts Apartments

By Douglas Thurman | dthurman@lasvegasnow.com, Mauricio Marin | mmarin@8newsnow.com

Published 07/24 2016 09:07AM

Updated 07/25 2016 07:31AM

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Metro Police are investigating a homicide at the Hampton Court Apartments early Sunday morning.

Authorities say the death was reported at 7:05 a.m.

Hampton Court Apartments is located on the 3900 block of Swenson Street, near Flamingo Road. One person was shot in the parking lot and died at the scene, police said. Witnesses tell police there was a verbal altercation before the gunshots were heard. 

Metro Police have detained one person and are looking for two persons of interest.

This is the 101st homicide in Metro's jurisdiction this year. 

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