Las Vegas, Nevada - On November 27, 2020 at 9:53 p.m., LVMPD dispatch received a report of a person shot at an apartment complex located in the 3000 block of South Nellis Boulevard.
Responding officers located a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They also located the suspect, 26-year-old Ellis Neal at the scene and took him into custody without further incident.
The investigation led by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated the victim was visiting a relative who lives in the apartment complex. The victim got into an argument with the relative’s roommate, Neal, which led to a fight outside the apartment. During the fight, Neal produced a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the victim, striking him. The victim was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Neal was booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of open murder. The identification of the decedent, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.