NE valley homicide investigation

UPDATE: Las Vegas police arrested Johnathan Jones, 36, in connection to the shooting on May 20.

Jones was taken to the Clark County County Detention Center and booked on one count of open murder.

ORIGINAL REPORT: LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police investigated a homicide near downtown Las Vegas Thursday evening.

According to police, officers were called to the 3400 block of Center Drive, near Palm Street and east Charleston Boulevard around 6:30 p.m. on May 20, for a reported shooting.

Officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was taken University Medical Center where he later died.

The man who died was in his early 30s and was with a woman prior to being shot, police said.

Police said a light-skinned Hispanic man was seen leaving the scene on foot.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at

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