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Police investigate killing in central Las Vegas

Updated January 9, 2023 - 1:54 pm

Las Vegas police were investigating a homicide in central Las Vegas early Monday morning.

Police responded to reports of a man with a gunshot wound at an apartment complex in the 4700 block of South Topaz Street, near South Pecos Road and East Tropicana Avenue, around 2:30 a.m. Monday, according to police spokesman Misael Parra.

Police said they found the victim in a flood channel behind the apartments, and that he was shot near the back of the complex.

Parra said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was available as of Monday morning.

Contact Mark Credico at mcredico@reviewjournal.com. Follow him on Twitter @MarkCredicoII.

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