The Clark County coroner’s office identified a 52-year-old man who was fatally shot just west of the Strip on Monday afternoon.
Anthony Erickson died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head on the 3100 block of Valley View Boulevard, according to the coroner. His death was ruled a homicide.
Police were called around 1 p.m. Monday after a report of a shooting. Erickson was taken to University Medical Center, where he died.