At least four people are dead and one injured in a shooting at a Las Vegas apartment complex in the northwest valley.

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A tragic incident unfolded in Las Vegas as at least four individuals lost their lives and one sustained injuries in a shooting at an apartment complex in the northwest valley. The shooting occurred in the 7500 block of Oso Blanca Road, near Durango Drive and U.S. 95.

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The Metropolitan Police Department responded to a call just after 10 a.m., discovering five individuals with apparent gunshot wounds at the scene. Authorities swiftly cordoned off the affected area, specifically Building 9 on the Loreto side of the Loreto & Palacio Apartments at 7545 Oso Blanca Rd.

Residents were notified via email around 11:30 a.m., assuring them that the incident was isolated and emphasizing collaboration with law enforcement for a thorough investigation. Late Monday morning, a section of the parking lot and a building in the southwest corner of the complex were taped off, with multiple police vehicles on-site.

Metro spokesman Luis Vidal clarified that there was no ongoing active shooting at the complex, withholding further details. The incident follows a fatal shooting at the University of Nevada the previous week.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police received the call at 10 a.m., finding four deceased and one wounded individual. The survivor was transported to the University Medical Center. An investigation is underway, with detectives assessing the situation. A soft lockdown has been implemented near the Sandra Lee Thompson Elementary School, where the incident occurred.

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As authorities work to understand the circumstances surrounding this tragic event, there are currently no updates on the injured person’s identity or condition. This marks the second mass shooting in the Las Vegas area within a week, highlighting the urgency of addressing and preventing such incidents in the community.