Homicide investigation taking place after shooting in rural North Clark County

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place Monday evening in North Clark County.
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Caller to 9-1-1 reported an altercation had occurred where both individuals had drawn firearms, an alleged exchange of gunfire occurred, resulting in the death of one individual

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is investigating a fatal shooting that took place Monday evening in North Clark County.

On Monday at about 7:04 p.m., CCSO deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call of an assault with a firearm. The caller stated he had shot his roommate at their residence at 33510 NE Kelly Rd. The caller reported to 9-1-1 an altercation had occurred where both individuals had drawn firearms, an alleged exchange of gunfire occurred, resulting in the death of the roommate.

Upon arrival to the residence, sheriff deputies detained a cooperative male subject without incident. Sheriff deputies located a deceased male in the residence with injuries consistent with gunfire.  Medics responded, declaring the male deceased. 

The deceased male was identified by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s office as 42-year-old Matthew Hansen. 

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit was on scene, and this is an active investigation and no arrest has been made at this time. There is no additional information currently due to the ongoing nature of the investigation. There are no outstanding suspects and no danger to the public regarding this incident.

 Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.


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