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Woman Shot and Killed at Silver Pines Apartments | Crime

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Woman Shot and Killed at Silver Pines Apartments

LAS VEGAS - One person is dead after a dispute between several people lead to a shooting at the Silver Pines apartment complex near Russell Road and Boulder Highway late Friday night.

According to police, shortly before 11:00pm Metro responded to call of a shooting and found an African American female dead in one of the apartments from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest.

Roughly an hour before the shooting there was a disturbance at the apartment between the victim and several other individuals. According to witnesses at the scene, an unknown African American male knocked on the apartment door then fired several rounds into the apartment striking the victim.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction and no description could be given.

This is the second shooting this month to take place at the Silver Pines apartments. Police charged Gabriel Santa-Cruz with murder and attempted murder for shooting three people, including his girlfriend, on March 9. One of the victims, Oscar Carmona-Mata, died from his gunshot wounds.

Police do not believe that shooting and Friday night's shooting are related.

Anyone with information regarding this latest homicide is asked to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.