Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident in the 2300 block of Westwind Road, near Jones Boulevard and W. Sahara Avenue, about 7:48 a.m. Monday.
According to police, the homeowner, a recent victim of burglary, called 911 about several men forcing their way into his home.
The resident retreated to a bedroom where he retrieved a handgun, police said.
The homeowner fired at least one round at the suspects, prompting them to flee, according to Metro.
Police said one of the suspects, who was identified as a Latino male, was found with a gunshot wound and died at the scene.
“When police officers cleared the victim’s backyard, they found a third individual deceased in the backyard from an apparent gunshot wound,” Metro Officer Bill Cassell said.
Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident in the 2300 block of Westwind Road,…
by Personal Defense World / Feb 7, 2013