Man found dead in vehicle in central Las Vegas Valley

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Published: Dec. 31, 2022 at 4:43 PM PST
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A man was found dead in his vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound early Saturday morning, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

LVMPD said they received reports of a vehicle crashed into a waterline near Bonanza Road and Clarkway Drive around 12:25 a.m. Dec. 31. When police arrived, they discovered a man in the car suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Lynell Lamount Vallien, 38, from North Las Vegas. Vallien died from a gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a homicide.

Additional details weren’t immediately available. LVMPD Homicide is investigating.