“Shooting Incident Claims Life of Joshua Hernandez, Injures Another in Las Vegas”

By | August 11, 2023



A shooting incident in Las Vegas resulted in the death of one person, identified as Joshua Hernandez. The incident occurred in the northeast valley and another individual was injured. The police have determined it to be a homicide and the investigation is ongoing. In a separate incident, a man was shot by Wilson County deputies after refusing to drop his firearm. Shubham Soni reported

A tragic shooting incident took place in the northeast valley of Las Vegas on Tuesday, resulting in the loss of one life and the injury of another individual, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan police. The deceased victim has been identified as Joshua Hernandez, a 20-year-old. The Clark County Coroner’s Office confirmed that Hernandez died from a gunshot wound to the head, which has been ruled as a homicide. The shooting occurred on Birdstone Court, near Owens Avenue and Nellis Boulevard, shortly before 11:30 p.m. on August 8. When the police arrived at the scene, they discovered two men who had been shot. Hernandez was pronounced dead at 1:30 a.m. on August 9 after being taken to UMC, while the second man’s wounds were reported as non-life-threatening. Homicide detectives have been assigned to investigate the incident, and initial reports suggest that it may have been an act of self-defense. The investigation has been forwarded to the Clark County District Attorney’s Office for further consideration. In a separate incident, Wilson County deputies reportedly shot a man at a residence on Linwood Road. The sheriff’s office stated that the shooting occurred because the man refused to comply with orders to drop his firearm. When deputies arrived at the residence in response to a call, they encountered an armed individual who disregarded their instructions. As a result, shots were fired..