Crime scene tape surrounds the area where a man's body was found in a parking lot. (May 17, 2013/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
Police said they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a Las Vegas parking lot early Friday morning.
The parking lot is located on Walnut Avenue near the intersection of North Nellis Boulevard and East Bonanza Road.
A spokesman for Las Vegas Metro police said that about 12:45 a.m. witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. He said that when officers arrived, they found a 49-year-old man lying face down between two cars, suffering from a gunshot wound.
Investigators said another witness reported seeing a white 90s-model sedan driving very fast down Walnut around the same time. It is not known if the two incidents are related.
The identity of the victim was not immediately released.
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