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Police: 1 dead, 2 wounded in Vegas apartment area shooting

September 5, 2018
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Police investigate the scene of a shooting at the Sportsman's Royal Manor Apartments, off Boulder Highway near Tropicana Avenue in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Police say one person is dead and two are wounded after a shooting at the short-stay apartment complex southeast of downtown Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say one person is dead and two are wounded after a shooting at a short-stay apartment complex southeast of downtown Las Vegas.

Officer Jacinto Rivera said that police were trying to determine if a man who was one of two wounded people taken to University Medical Center was the shooter.

Police say gunfire erupted about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sportsman’s Royal Manor Apartments, off Boulder Highway near Tropicana Avenue.

Police also went to a convenience store on the corner.

Police Lt. Chris Holmes told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that investigators were trying to determine what led to the shooting.

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