Coroner identifies shooting victim as 17-year-old Las Vegan

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the male teen found shot dead in a southeast valley Kmart parking lot early Saturday morning as 17-year-old Martin Jefferson Jr., of Las Vegas.

Jefferson died from a gunshot wound to the neck, the coroner said. His death was ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas homicide detectives on Monday had no suspects or motive in the shooting that happened about 2 a.m. in the 3700 block of East Sunset Road, near Sandhill Road, said officer Bill Cassell.

Anyone with information can call the Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at 828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555, or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact reporter Trevon Milliard at tmilliard@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0279.

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