Coroner identifies man killed by North Las Vegas police

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the 38-year-old homeless man killed early Monday morning in an officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas.

David L. Robinson died of gunshot wounds to the head, according to the coroner’s office.

Robinson was walking near Tonopah Avenue and Woodard Street when he was stopped by a North Las Vegas police officer. According to officer Chrissie Coon, Robinson was uncooperative and backed away from the officer. The officer shot Robinson in the backyard of an abandoned home.

Contact reporter Kimber Laux at or at 702-383-0391.

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