3 dead in Las Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS: Authorities say three people dead following a shooting near downtown Las Vegas, on Monday night.

Police say that the shooting occurred shortly before 6 pm PST in an apartment on Jackson Avenue.

KLAS-TV reports that two of the dead are a man and a woman and the gender of the third fatality isn't immediately known.

There was no word on what prompted the violence.

KSNV-TV reports that authorities are seeking a person of interest, described as a man in a 1990's dark red van.