Update: On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the man was identified as 21-year-old Giovanni Moreno.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a homicide in the southwest Las Vegas valley, north of Durango High School.

Around 12:20 p.m., police responded to an assault and battery with a weapon call in the 7100 block of Topeka Drive near Tropicana and Rainbow Boulevard in Spring Valley.

According to police, arriving officers found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation check back for updates.