Man fatally shot in vehicle near downtown Las Vegas this afternoon

A man was fatally shot in his vehicle near downtown Las Vegas Sunday afternoon.

The man, whose name was not released, had been driving north on Fourth Street at Adams Avenue, near Las Vegas Boulevard and Washington Avenue, according to Las Vegas police.

After being shot inside the car, he was pulled out of the vehicle and dumped into the roadway by a male suspect witnesses described as either Hispanic or white, according to police.

When officers arrived around 3:30 p.m., they found the man deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police did not release a motive for the slaying. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a newer-model silver sedan with California license plates.

Anybody with information on the slaying is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 385-5555 or the homicide section at 828-3521.


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