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Clark County coroner IDs man who crashed SUV after being shot

The man who was fatally shot Friday night before crashing his car in the central Las Vegas Valley has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Police said they watched about 8:20 p.m. Friday as 49-year-old Charles Edward Jackson’s SUV jumped a curb on the 2880 block of North Rancho Drive. When officers reached Jackson, they found him suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was later pronounced dead at University Medical Center.

At the scene, Metropolitan Police Department detectives said they found a bullet hole in the driver’s side of Jackson’s vehicle. The county coroner ruled his death a homicide.

No suspect or motive in the shooting has been identified. Anyone with information may call Metro’s homicide section at 702-838-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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