LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A man found suffering from a stab wound near downtown Las Vegas has died, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Officers said they initially received a call of a sick or injured person who was unresponsive in a large pool of blood in the 800 block of Searles Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard on Wednesday after 3:30 p.m.

When officers arrived they found an “unhoused man” in his 30s or 40s unresponsive and injured.

The man had a large amount of blood around his upper torso and head. A stab wound was also seen on his body, police said.

When a medical team arrived they declared the man dead.

Police continued investigating the incident and asked the public to avoid the area.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released
by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

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 To remain
anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on their website.