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1 fatally shot near Tropicana Avenue, Spencer Street

Posted at 11:09 AM, Jul 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-09 14:06:57-04

A man is dead after being shot near Tropicana Avenue and Spencer Street.

Police responded to reports of gunshots at the 1700 block of Tropicana Avenue around 4:22 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they found a man who had been fatally shot.

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Homicide detectives determined the victim was involved in a fistfight with another man prior to the shooting. Immediately after the shooting, the suspect fled on foot eastbound on Tropicana Avenue prior to police arrival. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.