Teen found fatally shot in North Las Vegas identified


A 17-year-old boy found shot dead on a North Las Vegas street Wednesday night was identified Thursday as Heath Walton of Las Vegas.

Walton's body was found at about 10:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Reynolds Avenue, near Civic Center Drive and Owens Avenue.

Police said the teen was standing near his vehicle, which was parked in front of a friend's home on Reynolds, when an unknown person approached and fired multiple shots, striking him once in the torso.

This was the third slaying in North Las Vegas this year.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 385-5555.

 

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