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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man who was shot after crash on New Year's Day

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Posted at 6:21 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 12:21:06-05

UPDATE JAN. 20: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man as 34-year-old Xavier Steen.

Steen's death was due to complications from gunshot wounds and it was determined to be a homicide.

Police say that Steen died after a crash led to a shooting near Sunset Road and Valley Verde Drive on Jan. 1.

Henderson Police Department (HPD) reports a man has died after a car crash led to a shooting.

Officers say they responded to a crash and reports of gunshots at about 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 1 at the intersection of Sunset Road and Valle Verde Drive.

When they arrived police say they found a 35-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to his legs. The male was taken to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.

Henderson Detectives say their preliminary investigation has revealed a silver Ford Fusion was rear-ended by a dark-colored Nissan passenger car, and the involved vehicles pulled to the side of the road to exchange information.

They say it was at that time, the driver of the Nissan became irate, acted as if a physical confrontation was imminent, and pulled out a firearm, firing multiple rounds at the victim. The driver of the Nissan fled the scene prior to officers arriving at the scene.

Authorities say the driver of the Ford died from his injuries on Jan. 15.

HPD says this is being investigated as the first homicide in the City of Henderson for 2021.

Anyone with information, in this case, is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702- 267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website.

Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.