- Associated Press - Sunday, September 20, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials have identified a woman who was allegedly shot and killed by her boyfriend in a Las Vegas apartment earlier this month.

The Las Vegas Sun reports (https://bit.ly/1LH0oIx) that the Clark County Coroner’s office says 51-year-old Kristan Elizabeth Smith died Sept. 2 from a gunshot wound to the chest.

According to Las Vegas police, Smith and 24-year-old Johnny Medrano were arguing in their apartment when he shot her and fled.

Medrano was located at a nearby residence.

He was booked at the Clark County Detention Center on counts of suspicion of murder with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Smith’s death is the 81st suspected homicide being handled by Las Vegas police investigators this year.

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Information from: Las Vegas Sun, https://www.lasvegassun.com

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