UPDATE: Coroner identifies man who died after west valley hookah lounge stabbing

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Rodney Garette Tisdell, 33, as the man who died after being stabbed at a west valley hookah lounge on Aug. 1. His death was ruled a homicide, caused by sharp forced injury of the chest.

The incident occurred near Sahara and Buffalo around 11:48 p.m.

Metro says citizens informed police the victim was transported to UMC Trauma via a private vehicle. Officers secured the crime scene and went to the hospital, where Tisdell died from his injuries.

Metro’s Homicide Section investigated and learned Tisdell got into a physical altercation with another male. He was stabbed, and the suspect then fled the scene.

If you have information about this incident, contact Metro Homicide at (702) 828-3521. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or on their website.

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