UPDATE: Man who killed his son, turned gun on self, identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– North Las Vegas police continue to investigate a murder-suicide that happened Sunday afternoon, according to law enforcement sources.

The Coroner’s office has identified the father who shot his son and then turned the gun on himself, as Eddie Ramirez, 42. The manner of death is determined to be suicide, and cause to be a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say they received a call around 3:40 p.m. reporting a shooting on Giant Oak Street near N. Camino Eldorado and Clayton Street.

A preliminary investigation revealed a male shot his juvenile son and then killed himself.

The scene is near the site of another homicide on Sept. 20, where it was reported that a 31-year-old man shot and killed his 64-year-old mother. The crimes are not connected, police say.

The detective bureau and CSI were called to the scene to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111.

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