Kristofer Stafford was identified as the victim of a shooting that may have began as a road rage incident. (Photo provided by the Stafford family)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
A 23-year-old Las Vegas man, who worked for a local business that is featured in a reality television show, was identified as the victim of a road rage shooting.
Kristofer Stafford died from multiple gunshot wounds as a result of a homicide, the Clark County Coroner's office released Monday.
According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers were called to Lone Mountain Road, across from Santa Fe Station Casino, at about 1:45 a.m. on Saturday on reports of a man lying in the road. Officers arrived to find Stafford deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
Citing witnesses and evidence from the scene, homicide detectives said a dispute occurred while two vehicles were traveling down Lone Mountain. According to witnesses, the suspect vehicle fired multiple gunshots, striking the victim before speeding away.
The suspect's vehicle is described as a dark-colored car with possible rear taillight damage.
Stafford's family said the 23-year-old worked for Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, which is the business featured on the television program Tanked.
Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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