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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man shot, killed near Smoke Ranch, Jones Boulevard

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Posted at 11:54 AM, Jun 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-29 15:53:52-04

UPDATE JUNE 29: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed as 39-year-old Thomas Jim Anderson from Las Vegas. Anderson's death was due to a gunshot wound to the torso and it has been ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas police say a man was shot and killed around 3 p.m. June 24 at an apartment complex in the 2300 block of North Tucumcari Drive near Smoke Ranch Road and Jones Boulevard.

Police say that it appears that the man got into an argument with a juvenile and the juvenile shot him.

Police were able to locate the juvenile in a nearby apartment and placed him under arrest.

The victim will be identified by the coroner.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.