Las Vegas, Nevada - On February 20, at approximately 2:52 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 6000 block of West Flamingo Road to investigate a shooting. Arriving officers observed 18- year-old Jeramiah McKenzie armed with a handgun and took him into custody.
As additional officers arrived, two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds were located in the immediate area. One of the males, 21-year-old Jaylon McKenzie, was transported the UMC in critical condition, the second victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates that a group of people got into an argument inside of a hookah lounge. They were asked to leave the business and went out to the parking lot where the shooting occurred. As a result of the investigation, Jaylon McKenzie was arrested and booked in absentia for Open Murder. Jeramiah McKenzie was arrested for one count of Attempt Murder and transported to the Clark County Detention Center. The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
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