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Woman killed near Tropicana and Las Vegas Boulevard; Metro's still searching for the suspect

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro Police are investigating a homicide in Las Vegas just east of the Strip. According to Metro, at around 2:40 p.m., police were called to the Motel 6 in the 100 block of E. Tropicana Avenue about a woman who was suffering from injuries.

Once at the Motel 6, Metro Lt. Richard Meyers says officers encountered a "chaotic" scene, with many people at the Motel.

First responders found the woman suffering from unknown injuries, which Lt. Meyers says caused her to fall over in the stairwell of the motel.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

After the preliminary investigation, police say they discovered the incident was related to a domestic disturbance between the woman and a man. That man being called a "person of interest," and is described as a black man in his mid 20s and approximately 6' tall.

He was seen leaving the area northbound on foot away from the Motel 6.

Police are not sure of the relationship between the man and the victim.

Lt. Meyers says the investigation is ongoing and witnesses are still being interviewed.

If you have any information about this homicide investigation, you are asked to call Metro.