LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The North Las Vegas Police Department announced that it has arrested a juvenile suspect in connection with a deadly shooting on October 31, 2023.

That night, NLVPD officers responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Shadow Oak and Spotted Pony Dr. at approximately 9:45 p.m. Police arrived on the scene and found a 17-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

A 17-year-old was shot and killed in North Las Vegas on Halloween night.

Medical personnel responded and the victim was declared dead. NLVPD homicide detectives were notified and took over the investigation.

According to a police report, preliminary details of the investigation indicated that a group of several male teenagers wearing ski masks got out of a vehicle and quickly approached two trick-or-treaters. At some point, one of the trick-or-treaters fired at the group of teenagers, resulting in the death of the 17-year-old. The two trick-or-treaters left the scene before police arrived.

Through the course of their investigation, detectives identified and arrested a 16-year-old male suspect in this case. He was booked into the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, discharging a firearm at an occupied vehicle and minor in possession of a firearm.

The case continues to be an active and ongoing investigation.


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