Coroner IDs victim of fatal stabbing at Las Vegas hookah lounge

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The Clark County coroner’s bureau has identified the antheral who was fatally stabbed precocious Sunday astatine a hookah lounge successful occidental Las Vegas.

He was 33-year-old Rodney Tisdell of Las Vegas, according to the coroner’s office. His decease was ruled a homicide owed to a crisp unit wounded of the chest.

At astir 11:50 p.m. Sunday, constabulary were called to the Sultan’s Palace hookah lounge, astatine 8125 W. Sahara Ave., aft receiving a study of a antheral who had been stabbed, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Jason Johansson said.

The 911 caller reported that the man’s person drove him distant from the scene, Johansson said.

“Shortly thereafter University Medical Center had a conveyance propulsion up wherever a antheral flagged down constabulary officers and stated his person was stabbed,” helium said.

Tisdell died astatine the hospital, according to the coroner’s office.

Johansson said “some benignant of altercation” occurred astatine the hookah lounge, during which the antheral was stabbed. It was not instantly wide if constabulary had identified a fishy arsenic of Tuesday morning.

Anyone with accusation astir the lawsuit whitethorn interaction Metro’s homicide conception astatine 702-828-3521. Anonymous tips whitethorn beryllium near with Crime Stoppers astatine 702-385-5555.

Contact Katelyn Newberg astatine knewberg@reviewjournal.com oregon 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg connected Twitter.

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