Man who claimed self-defense jailed for lethal Valley shooting

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Metro at the scene of a homicide investigation on Lamont Street on July 5, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)Source: LVMPD)” title=” Keon Miller( Source: LVMPD )” border=”0″ width=” 180″/ > Keon Miller( Source: LVMPD). City at the scene of a murder examination on Lamont
Street on July 5, 2017.( Luis Marquez/FOX5)

Metro at the scene of a homicide examination on Lamont Street on July 5, 2017.( Luis Marquez/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5 )-. Las Vegas Metro authorities stated they detained a guy who declared self-defense in a deadly shooting Wednesday. Authorities arrested 29-year-old Keon Miller on one count of murder with a fatal weapon. He is being held at the Clark County Detention Center. Officers responded to the 4300 block of North Lamont Street, near Nellis Boulevard and Craig Road at 12:37 a.m. after reports of a self-defense shooting.

Showing up officers found 2 males with gunshot injuries, Metro said. Both were required to University Medical Center. Someone was pronounced dead at the healthcare facility and the other was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Officers stated an exchange of gunfire happened inside the apartment complex after some sort of argument happened in the neighborhood.

Miller declared the shooting was in self-defense, but investigators said proof at the scene did not back his claim.

An examination is continuous.

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Authorities prompted anyone with more info on this event to contact City’s Murder Area by phone at 702-8285-3521, or by e-mail. To remain anonymous, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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