UPDATE: Coroner identifies homeless man shot while sleeping in front of mall

Las Vegas police say a man has died after suffering a gunshot wound at the discount mall in the 2900 block of Washington Avenue near Rancho Drive around 3 a.m. Monday. 

Police say the victim was homeless and they believe the victim was targeted specifically. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Clark County coroner identified him as 51-year-old Brian Wayne Clegg of North Las Vegas.

Homicide detectives said the man was sleeping in front of the business when an unidentified male wearing a black hoodie walked up and shot the victim. The man then fled the scene on foot. Police are working to determine a motive. 

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Two homeless people, a man and a woman, were shot in the same area earlier this month. Police arrested Michael Thompson for their murders. 

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