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Teen fatally shot in central Las Vegas identified

An 18-year-old man who was shot to death in central Las Vegas was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Thursday morning.

The coroner’s office said that Christopher Sanchez-Guzman, a Henderson resident, was the victim of a shooting that occurred near 4700 block of South Topaz Street on Monday morning.

Police said Sanchez-Guzman was shot near the back of an apartment complex, near South Pecos Road and East Tropicana Avenue. Officers found his body in a flood channel behind the apartments near. The coroner’s office ruled his death as a homicide after they found he suffered from a gun shot wound to his back.

Officers had not made an arrest as of Thursday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Jimmy Romo at jromo@reviewjournal.com or call 702-383-0350. Follow @jimi_writes on Twitter.

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