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Vegas police investigate homicide on Rancho Drive

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Metro at the scene of a homicide investigation on Rancho Drive during overnight hours on Nov. 11, 2017. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5) Metro at the scene of a homicide investigation on Rancho Drive during overnight hours on Nov. 11, 2017. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide scene in the north part of town Friday night. 

Officers were called to the 2800 block of North Rancho Drive, near Decatur Boulevard, just before 8:30 p.m. with reports of gunfire and a vehicle crash. 

Metro said a possible argument took place in a parking lot at that location before a shot from a handgun was heard.

A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound while behind the wheel of an SUV when police arrived at the scene.

The victim was transported to the University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. 

Homicide detectives said they found a bullet hole in the side of the man's vehicle but no immediate motive for the shooting was clearly identified.  

Authorities had road closures in the area for their on-scene investigation. 

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more information is released.

Anyone with a further report on this incident was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. 

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