According to the latest statistics from the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services, there have been 43 deaths or near-deaths of children in Clark County this year.
On Thursday, a 2-year-old little boy died after an incident in the 3900 block of Blushing Hearts Road near Lamb and North Las Vegas boulevards. Paramedics were told the child fell, but they called it into police because they said the toddler's injuries looked "suspicious."
The child was taken to University Medical Center for treatment where died.
Metro Police are investigating his death.
Sandra Johnson, a neighbor in the area, said she was concerned when she saw police cars and crime scene tape in her neighborhood. However, Johnson said after she figured out why officers were there, here concern turned into anger.
"I've lived over here, like I said, for 7 years, and it's disgusting to me," Johnson said... Read More