UPDATE: Shooting victim near Charleston and Valley View dies

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The person who was shot in neighborhood near Charleston and Valley View boulevards has died, according to Metro Police.

The shooting occurred around 12:09 p.m. in the 1200 block of Melville Drive. 

Police said, the victim, a man in his 40’s, was shot in front of the house. 

Metro said the man was with a friend at the home, and that friend was working on a car when another man showed up and got into an argument with the victim.  The argument quickly turned into a fist fight and then gunfire flew.

The victim was taken to UMC where he died. The suspect fled the area.

Ray Spencer – Homicide Lieutenant for  LVMPD

“We are looking for a Hispanic male from 20-25 years old,” said Ray Spencer, Homicide Lieutenant for  LVMPD.  “He was last seen in a dark colored sedan that was last seen southbound on Medville.”

No other details have been released. 

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