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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in northeast Las Vegas shooting

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Posted at 10:17 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 14:35:03-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE DEC. 14: The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 21-year-old Anthony Rivero from Las Vegas. His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the back and his death has been ruled a homicide.

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Las Vegas police seek the public's assistance in their investigation into a deadly shooting that occurred earlier this week in the northeast part of town.

Officers were called to the 4900 block of Ronan Drive on Tuesday, near Stewart Avenue and Nellis Boulevard, at about 2:10 p.m. with a reported vehicle collision.

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Authorities say arriving officers contacted the driver but he was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. This person was transported to the University Medical Center but later passed away.

The investigation indicated the man parked his car on the street before an SUV came next to him. The driver of the SUV then got out and shot the man in his car.

The man who was shot was able to drive for a few hundred yards before crashing, according to police.

After the shooting, the driver of the SUV left the area and authorities are asking anyone with further information to contact them at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

The Clark County coroner’s office will release the identity of the man killed after his family has been notified.