UPDATE: Metro arrests suspect in case of man shot, left in road

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police arrested a suspect in the shooting of a man whose body was left in the roadway on Sept. 14. The suspect is 27-year-old Alexander Buzz.

LVMPD homicide detectives identified Buzz as a suspect over the course of their investigation. He was taken into custody without incident by the Criminal Apprehension Team on Sept. 23. The arrest took place at a residence located in the 800 block of Silverado Ranch.

Buzz faces one count of open murder at the Clark County Detention Center.

The case was opened when a person who saw the victim’s body called LVMPD dispatch to report a shooting in the 2100 block of Industrial Road. Officers found the man in the roadway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The investigation by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated the victim was inside of a vehicle when the shooting occurred.

After being shot, the victim was pushed out of the vehicle by the suspect.

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