NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- North Las Vegas police said they were investigating a shooting death in a neighborhood near Craig Ranch Regional Park on Tuesday afternoon.

The department tweeted at 4:45 p.m. that a shooting turned into a homicide investigation on the 4800 block of Rancho Linda Court, a residential cul-de-sac northeast of the park on North Commerce Street.

Police on scene said a 36-year-old man was the only victim, who was pronounced dead on scene in the street.

In a press release, police said the victim met two suspects before the shooting. Witnesses told police the suspects fled in an unknown vehicle. 

Officer Aaron Patty said multiple shots were heard in the area but the investigation was ongoing.

Police were canvassing the neighborhood for surveillance and witnesses. 

No suspect information was available. 

The name of the victim will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office after next of kin has been notified. 

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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