3 dead, including the shooter, after a shooting inside a Las Vegas law office

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A shooting Monday inside a law office in the affluent Summerlin neighborhood of Las Vegas left three people dead, including the shooter, police said.
Clark County Sheriff Kevin McMahill said at a news conference that investigators believe the shooter killed himself.
According to Eglet, Dennis Prince, a well-known attorney in the area, was representing his wife in a domestic dispute with her ex-husband, Dylan Houston.
While Houston was being deposed by Dennis Prince, Houston’s father, Joe Houston — who is also a lawyer and was defending his son in the deposition — shot Dennis and Ashley Prince and then himself.
According to McMahill, the shooting was reported just after 10 a.m. at a law office on the fifth floor of a mid-rise office building in the masterplanned community.
He did not confirm if the shooter knew the victims or whether the victims were employees of the law office.
The sheriff said police officers were still working to clear the building and evacuate the people sheltered inside, while investigators were searching the shooter’s vehicle in the office building’s parking garage.
Summerlin spans roughly 13 miles along the city’s western edge, about 30 minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip.


Three people were killed in a shooting that took place inside a legal office on Monday in the affluent Summerlin neighborhood of Las Vegas, including the gunman, according to police.

Investigators think that the gunman committed suicide, according to Clark County Sheriff Kevin McMahill during a press conference.

“I want to ensure that our community is aware that there is no threat left,” he stated.

According to McMahill, there were two victims: a man and a woman. The victims’ friend Robert Eglet told CBS News that the deceased were married couple Dennis and Ashley Prince, though their names have not yet been made public.

A well-known local lawyer named Dennis Prince, according to Eglet, was defending his wife against her ex-husband, Dylan Houston, in a domestic dispute. Houston’s father, Joe Houston, a lawyer who was representing his son during the deposition, shot Dennis and Ashley Prince before shooting Houston. This occurred while Houston was being questioned by Dennis Prince.

Just after 10 a.m., McMahill claims, the shooting was reported. m. at a law firm located in the master-planned community on the fifth floor of a mid-rise office building. He did not clarify whether the victims were law office staff members or if the gunman knew them.

While investigators were looking through the shooter’s car in the office building parking garage, the sheriff stated that police officers were still trying to clear the building and get the people who were inside.

Summerlin is located about 30 minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip and stretches for about 13 miles along the western edge of the city.

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