UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified Miguel Anguiano, 19, of North Las Vegas as the man who died on Friday night. The cause of death has been determined as a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police said a man under the age of 20 is dead after a shooting ended in a car crash near downtown Las Vegas.
The crash happened at 7:35 p.m. at Bonanza Road and 22nd Street on Friday.
Following the crash, police discovered one car that was unoccupied and had major rear-end damage.
An adult man under the age of 20 years old was inside the second car. Police say that man was injured and taken to UMC.
Paramedics noticed he had a gunshot wound on the way to the hospital.
Once the man arrived at the hospital he was treated for his injury and later pronounced dead.
Police said the crash is tied to a shooting that occurred at 13th street and Mesquite.
After the shooting, the victim left the scene and drove eastbound on Bonanza in the wrong direction before he veered right and hit a parked car on 22nd Street, according to police.
No other injuries were reported.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area for the next several hours as Bonanza Road is shut down eastbound and westbound to Bruce due to the investigation.
No suspects are in custody at this time.
Police ask those with information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 to remain anonymous.