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Meeting at abandoned home in Las Vegas ends with one dead, one in cuffs

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Source: MEGA; Las Vegas Metro Police

Mar. 19 2022, Published 9:10 a.m. ET

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A meeting at an abandoned home in Las Vegas ended with one dead and a person accused of murder.

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Around 2:30 p.m. on March 14, Las Vegas Metro police received a call of a person shot on Newport Street. When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound. The name of the victim has not been released.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Investigators determined the victim was meeting a suspect at an abandoned home, according to Las Vegas Metro police. During the meeting, there was an altercation leading up to the shooting.

A friend arrived at the home a short time later and found the victim, police noted.

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On March 17, police identified Jose Venegas as a suspect and arrested him. He was charged with open murder and violation of probation.

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Source: MEGA; Las Vegas Metro Police
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