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1 dead after shooting in east Las Vegas Valley

A man is dead after a shooting Tuesday evening in the east valley.

The shooting happened about 7 p.m. at 5101 E. Twain Ave., near Nellis Boulevard, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Timothy Hatchett said.

The man shot was pronounced dead on scene.

As of 8:45 p.m. it was unclear what led up to the shooting. No suspect was in custody.

The county coroner’s office will name the man killed once family has been notified.

Contact Rachel Crosby at rcrosby@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @rachelacrosby on Twitter.

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