weather icon Clear

Man shot to death in southeast Las Vegas parking lot

Updated October 20, 2021 - 1:03 pm

A man was shot and killed early Wednesday in a southeast Las Vegas parking lot, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

The shooting was reported about 12:40 a.m. on the 6800 block of East Russell Road, near Boulder Highway, police said in a news release.

The victim, who was shot once, was rushed to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center where he died, police said.

Police didn’t release additional information, including a possible suspect description of a motive.

The Clark County coroner’s office will release the victim’s identity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Metro at 702-828-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppesrofnv.com.

Contact Ricardo Torres-Cortez at rtorres@reviewjournal.com. Follow @rickytwrites on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Police link dead man to 2nd cold case killing

Las Vegas police linked a dead man to a second cold case killing, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Raymond Spencer said in a video posted to the department’s YouTube channel on Monday.