UPDATE: Victim of deadly shooting in North Las Vegas identified, police believe not a random act of violence

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NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One man is dead following a shooting Saturday afternoon in North Las Vegas. North Las Vegas Police Detectives say the shooting happened at 1:49 p.m in a residential neighborhood on Whelk Place, near Craig Road.

The victim has now been identified by the Coroner’s Office as 31-year-old DeAndre Laquan Harris. The cause of death was found to be a perforating gunshot to the abdomen and the manner is homicide. No city of residence was provided for the victim.

Once on the scene, officers found the man, believed to be his 30s at the time, suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The man was taken to UMC, where he later was pronounced dead.

Detectives are currently speaking to witnesses to the shooting. Officials say this is not believed to be a random act of violence.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 to submit an anonymous tip.

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