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Three people are dead and at least three more injured from a shooting and multi-car crash on Las Vegas Boulevard near Flamingo Road.
Metro Sgt. John Sheahan said police are looking for a black Range Rover with tinted windows and dark rims. Sheahan said the people in the Range Rover were shooting at people in a Maserati, the driver of the Maserati was hit by gunfire and killed. The Maserati crashed into a taxi which caused it to burst into flames and explode killing the driver and passenger.
The Maserati crashed into a taxi which caused it to burst into flames and explode killing the driver and passenger.
Initial reports had it as a gunfight between the luxury SUV and the high-end sports car. But investigators do not think anyone in the Maserati was shooting, said Sergeant John Sheahan.
Police are looking for the distinctive black Range Rover with dark tinted windows and black rims that left the scene after the early morning crash at the intersection of Flamingo and Las Vegas boulevards.
In all, five vehicles were involved.
The Maserati driver, the taxi driver and a passenger in the cab were killed. The Range Rover has paper dealer plates, although it is not clear what state they are from, police said.
Authorities are checking with law enforcement agencies in California, Arizona and Utah in their search for clues.