21-year-old Teonte Ward dies in fatal North Las Vegas shooting – Tuesday, October 5, 2021

North Las Vegas Shooting Death of Teonte Ward – Obituary

21-year-old Teonte Ward has died in a fatal North Las Vegas shooting that occurred on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. It happened at about 1:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of Helen Avenue where police arrived to find Teonte with a bullet wound to the chest. Also found at the scene was a woman with what have been described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Teonte was taken to University Medical Center where he died while the woman underwent treatment.

As investigations proceed, police have said the shooting was targeted. By Friday, October 8, 2021, no arrests had been made, neither were any suspects or motives identified.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111.