Coroner identifies two men killed within day in North Las Vegas

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The North Las Vegas Police Department said a man died after a shooting Sunday night near East Cheyenne Avenue and Interstate-15.

According to NVLPD, officers were notified of an injured person on the 2100 block of East Cheyenne Avenue just before 11 p.m. Officers who arrived on scene found a 39-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead by hospital staff, North Las Vegas police said.

According to North Las Vegas police, initial reports suggested the shooting took place near the 3300 block of Civic Center Drive, just slightly north of East Cheyenne Avenue.

The victim and an unidentified man were fighting before the situation escalated into a shooting, police said. The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact NLVPD at 702-633-9111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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