The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a man who was found shot to death in Henderson Wednesday afternoon.
Police received a call Wednesday afternoon of a body dumped from a black SUV in the desert at Wigwam Parkway and Traverse Point, near Gibson Road.
When officers arrived they found 29-year-old Qa’id Muhammad dead from a gunshot wound to his torso.
Henderson detectives served a search warrant that evening and arrested 38-year-old Ryan Small on suspicion of murder with a deadly weapon. He was booked into the Henderson Detention Center.
The shooting is believed to be drug-related, according to the Henderson Police Department.
The shooting is the eighth homicide in the city in 2018, police said.
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