Coroner identifies man who was shot and killed in southwest Las Vegas Sunday


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man died of his wounds after he was shot on Sunday morning at an apartment complex in the 5000 block of Lindell Road in the southwest Las Vegas valley. The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 31-year-old Twayne Allen Jr.

Police responded to the area after gunfire was reported at about 10 a.m., and officers found the man outside an apartment. Allen was taken to University Medical Center, where he died, according the the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

The coroner said the cause of Allen’s death was multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigating officers determined that Allen had just arrived at the complex before the shooting. Two unidentified black males were seen running from the area, but police have not yet identified any suspects in the shooting.

The apartment complex is just off Tropicana Avenue, west of Decatur Boulevard.

Anyone with information on the shooting should contact Homicide Section detectives at 702-828-3521, or by email at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or on the web at Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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