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Suspect sought in fatal northwest Vegas shooting

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Police taped off a section of an apartment complex where a shooting happened in northwest Las Vegas. (Christian Cazares/FOX5) Police taped off a section of an apartment complex where a shooting happened in northwest Las Vegas. (Christian Cazares/FOX5)
Family identified the victim as 23-year-old Kenneth Mallet. (Courtesy: Charles Winston) Family identified the victim as 23-year-old Kenneth Mallet. (Courtesy: Charles Winston)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A man has died after a shooting at a northwest Las Vegas apartment complex Monday.

Police said they received a call about the shooting at about 8:30 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 7100 block of Smoke Ranch Road.

According to Metro, a man was taken to a hospital after being shot but later died.

Family members identify the victim as 23-year-old Kenneth Mallet. They say Mallet was helping a friend jumpstart a car when he was shot.

The alleged shooter is described as a man standing about 6'0", weighing 180 pounds with very short hair and numerous tattoos on both arms. He also has a tattoo on the back of his neck that extends to the middle of the back of his head.

The suspect was last wearing a white shirt and tan cargo pants. It's believed he fled the scene of the shooting on foot.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. You may also leave information online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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