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UPDATE: 19-year-old identified in North Las Vegas shooting

Posted at 11:25 AM, Aug 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-28 15:35:22-04

One man is dead after a shooting in North Las Vegas early Saturday morning.

Around 12:40 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Castle Street, near Commerce Street and Carey Avenue, in reference to a call of a shooting.  

Arriving officers found a 19-year-old man in the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel responded and declared the man deceased on scene.

He was identified as Kenneth Boykin Jr. of North Las Vegas. He died of a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The suspect(s) fled the scene prior to police arrival and currently there is no one in custody. Police said this shooting does not appear to be a random act of violence.

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