Coroner identifies man found shot to death in northeast Las Vegas Valley

The Clark County coroner Monday identified the man police found dead in a northeast valley road early Saturday morning.

Metro officers found Samuel Magana, 32, unresponsive in the road on the 4100 block of Sunrise Avenue, near Sandhill Road, before 6:30 a.m.

Police said Magana appeared to have suffered from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Magana was shot at a different location and dumped on the road, police said.

As of Monday, no arrests have been made and the case is still under investigation, Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the department’s homicide section at 702-828-3521, or by email at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555.

Contact Raven Jackson at or 702-383-0381. Follow @ravenmjackson on Twitter.

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