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Man killed in mysterious North Las Vegas shooting identified

A young man killed in a North Las Vegas shooting has been identified.

He was 20-year-old Anthony Eugene Hodges, the Clark County coroner’s office said. His death has been ruled a homicide; his cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest.

A driver spotted a man at about 6 p.m. Friday on the sidewalk below an underpass east of Lake Mead Boulevard and Losee Road. Hodges later died at University Medical Center.

The coroner couldn’t determine Hodge’s city of residence.

As of Friday, North Las Vegas police had no leads. It’s unknown whether they’ve since made an arrest.

Police encourage anyone with information on this case to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Rachel Hershkovitz at rhershkovitz@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @rzhershkovitz on Twitter.

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