Coroner identifies man shot, killed at southeast valley party

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Ashton Price, 23, as the man shot and killed at a southeast Valley party on Aug. 1. His death was ruled a homicide, caused by a gunshot wound of the chest.

Metro said Price was killed and another injured in the incident.

Metro officers responded to the shooting around 3:30 a.m. at a residence in the 5700 block of Ruby Creek Drive, which is near Sahara Avenue and Nellis Boulevard.

When police arrived, they found Price in the doorway of the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

LVMPD says the residence was rented out for a party. The investigation indicates that as party attendees left the event around 3:15 a.m., an exchange of gunfire occurred outside of the residence and the victim was struck.

Metro detectives later learned that a second man who attended the event had transported himself to UMC with a gunshot wound. According to police, he is currently stable.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at (702) 828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555, or visit their website.

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