Police investigate deadly shooting of man ‘in a parked vehicle’ in central valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in a neighborhood near Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway, north of McCarran International Airport.

On September 10 at 8:13 p.m., LVMPD received a report of a man who was shot in a parking lot near Spencer Street and Reno.

Responding officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced deceased, according to Metro Lt. Jessie Roybal.

The investigation led by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates the victim was in a parked vehicle with an unidentified suspect.

At some point, police say the suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim, striking him. The suspect then fled the scene prior to the arrival of police officers.

Police say that at this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and cause of death at a later date.

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 on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com

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