Las Vegas police on scene of a homicide in the central valley on May 5, 2020. (Chase Duckworth/FOX5)

UPDATE (May 11): The Clark County Coroner's office identified the victim in this case as 19-year-old Trayvone Dixon of Las Vegas. He died as a result of the gunshot wound and his death was declared a homicide. 

ORIGINAL STORY: LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A man was killed on Tuesday night after a fight during a drug deal, police said. 

At 9:45 p.m. police received a report of a shooting inside an apartment located in the 4900 block of South Maryland Parkway near Flamingo Road in the university area. 

Arriving officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police homicide detectives determined the suspect approached the victim to buy illegal narcotics outside of an apartment. 

Their investigation found that there was a dispute over the transaction, and the victim and suspect entered the apartment to resolve the issue. A short time later, the suspect shot the victim and fled on foot, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black man, heavy set wearing a black hoodie and black mask. 

The identification of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

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