LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man was found dead with a gunshot wound inside a vehicle after colliding with a waterline east of Lorenzi Park.

On New Year’s Eve around 12:25 a.m., Metro police received a report of a vehicle that had crashed with a waterline near West Bonanza Road and Clarkway Drive.

The arriving officers found an adult man inside a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to police. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the man was identified as Lynell Lamont Vallien, 38 from North Las Vegas. His cause of death was a gunshot to the head, which the police are investigating as a homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation led by the LVMPD Homicide Section.