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Police investigate homicide in east Las Vegas Valley

Updated May 11, 2021 - 2:21 pm

Police are investigating a Saturday night homicide in the east Las Vegas Valley.

At about 10:46 p.m., police received a ShotSpotter notification alerting them to gunfire near Amberleigh Lane and South Mountain Vista Street, according to a Sunday news release.

Officers located a man in a car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the release, homicide investigators believe the man was sitting in his car when he was shot at by two men, who left the scene before police arrived.

The Clark County coroner’s office will name the man killed after his relatives have been notified. No other information was immediately available.

Anyone with information on the shooting may contact the police department’s homicide unit at 702-828-3521 or homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Jonah Dylan at jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan on Twitter. Review-Journal digital content producer Tony Garcia contributed to this report.

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