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Man killed in shooting near downtown Las Vegas

A man died after being shot near H Street and Owens Avenue Thursday afternoon in what police believe may have been a gang-related incident, Las Vegas police said.

The shooting took place on the 1700 block of Curran Way about 4 p.m, said Lt. John Liberty, a Metro watch commander.

The man, who was in his 20s, was shot several times, Liberty said. He was pronounced dead at University Medical Center, Liberty added.

Contact reporter Maria Agreda at magreda@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0391. Find her on Twitter: @mjfagre.

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