Police investigating shooting death of homeless man

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are investigating the death of a homeless man near downtown Las Vegas late Wednesday night.

The death was reported around 10:45 p.m. near Maryland Parkway and Wilson Avenue, north of Bonanza Road.

According to Metro police, when officers arrived at the scene they found the man laying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said their investigation showed the homeless man had been sitting on the sidewalk most of the day. No motive or suspect has been identified at this time.

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