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Coroner identifies husband killed in attempted murder-suicide in Las Vegas

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Police investigate a deadly shooting on March 26, 2018. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) Police investigate a deadly shooting on March 26, 2018. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the man who police said was killed by his wife in an attempted murder-suicide near Chinatown Monday morning. 

Aaron Rivera, 22, died of a gunshot wound to the head, the coroner said. His "manner of death" was homicide.  

Officers responded to the scene at 1:24 a.m. in the 3600 block of Stober Avenue, near Arville Street and Twain Avenue, after the friend of a roommate reported a disturbance. 

Arriving officers found Aaron Rivera dead with a gunshot wound to the head inside the apartment. A woman, identified as 21-year-old Jennifer Riviera, was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition. 

Citing the preliminary investigation, detectives determined the shooting was an attempted murder-suicide. Riviera and the victim were married and lived together. Police said they believe Riviera shot her husband before turning the gun on herself. 

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She was booked in absentia for one count of murder with a deadly weapon.

An investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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