LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Two of the three victims found dead in North Las Vegas apartments following an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday have been identified.

Among the victims identified were Africa Woods-McGill, a 52-year-old resident of North Las Vegas, and Venus Hart, 48. The third victim has not yet been identified.

Both victims died from gunshot wounds to the head, and the manner of death was ruled as a homicide.

North Las Vegas Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the 2200 block of East Nelson Avenue. During a 911 call, a dispatcher reported hearing shots being fired in the background.

Officers arriving at the scene encountered an armed man – identified as Edward Brooks, 43 – who approached them and ignored multiple commands to drop his weapon. Two officers fired at the man, striking and killing him.

During a search of nearby apartments, officers discovered the bodies of three adult females and a dog. A child was also found unharmed.


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