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Suspect in fatal Vegas shooting arrested

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Dustin Bleak (LVMPD) Dustin Bleak (LVMPD)
Police released an image of the vehicle believed to be involved in Friday's shooting. (LVMPD) Police released an image of the vehicle believed to be involved in Friday's shooting. (LVMPD)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged in connection with a deadly shooting that happened near downtown Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, Dustin Bleak was taken into custody by a Criminal Apprehension Team and booked into Clark County Detention Center. Bleak was charged with murder with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit murder, attempted robbery with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and sale of a controlled substance.

Police said Bleak was one of the suspects involved in a shooting that took place just after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Fremont Street.

Officers arrived on scene where they discovered a male with an apparent gunshot wound to his abdomen. Police said the victim was transported to University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

According to Metro, detectives believed the victim was confronted by two suspects which led to an exchange of gunfire. The suspects then fled in a blue Cadillac driven by a third suspect.

Police urge anyone with information on the investigation to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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