UPDATE: Coroner identifies man shot and killed in northeast valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Tyreon Jackson, 25, as the man shot and killed in the northeast valley early May 5. His body was found lying in the roadway in front of an apartment complex near Pecos and Lake Mead.

His death was ruled a homicide, caused by a gunshot wound of the back.

A North Las Vegas Police officer found Jackson after he heard gunfire in the area.

Metro dispatch received a 911 call reporting the shooting around 12:41 a.m. The complex the victim was found in front of is in the 3500 block of East Lake Mead.

Medical personnel pronounced Jackson dead on scene.

Metro has not identified a suspect or motive at this time.

Lake Mead at Pecos was closed during the investigation. Eastbound and westbound lanes were blocked off from about 1 a.m. to 6:20 a.m. this morning.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Metro’s Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or on their website.

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