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LVMPD investigate shooting near Tropicana, Nellis

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting near Tropicana Ave. and Nellis Blvd.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting near Tropicana Ave. and Nellis Blvd.(Luis Marquez/FOX5)
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 5:32 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Update: The victim in this incident has been identified as 62-year-old Paulo Viana by Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Original story below:

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting near Tropicana Ave. and Nellis Blvd.

According to police, officers responded to a call of a shooting around 2:00 a.m. and found a Hispanic man in his 60s suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Police believe a fight may have broken out before the shooting.

Homicide detectives are responding. Police said the investigation is active and Tropicana is closed in both directions from Nellis to Denning St.

Officers say the suspect is on the run.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact LVMPD at at 702-828-3111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX5 for new details.