Victim identified after fatal shooting at Motel 6 near Las Vegas - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Victim identified after fatal shooting at Motel 6 near Las Vegas Strip

Posted: Updated:
Police block off the scene of a shooting investigation in Las Vegas. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) Police block off the scene of a shooting investigation in Las Vegas. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)
Metro Police said a man was shot several times at the Motel 6 on the 5000 block of Dean Martin Drive, near the Las Vegas Strip. (Photo: FastCam) Metro Police said a man was shot several times at the Motel 6 on the 5000 block of Dean Martin Drive, near the Las Vegas Strip. (Photo: FastCam)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Metro Police said a 38-year-old man died after being shot several times at the Motel 6 on the 5000 block of Dean Martin Drive, near the Las Vegas Strip.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the man as Tommie Burnside, Jr., who died of multiple gunshot wounds.  

Police were called to the scene at 9:00 p.m. Monday. Police said the victim was seen talking with another man in the parking lot of the motel and a few moments later, gun shots were reported. The victim was found with multiple gun shot wounds inside of a motel room.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died.

The suspect fled the area and was described as a black male between 35 and 45 years old. He has long dreadlocks and was wearing a white shirt and dark pants, police said. 

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Copyright 2018 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly
Fox 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KVVU Broadcasting Corporation, Las Vegas, NV and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.