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Man shot dead in southwest Las Vegas drug deal identified by coroner

Posted at 3:37 PM, Dec 05, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man who police say was shot and killed during a drug deal in southwest Las Vegas has been identified by the coroner.

21-year-old Dakota Michael Bublin died from a gunshot wound in November, the coroner's office says.

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Authorities say Bublin met with another man on Nov. 22 near Durango Drive and Tropicana Avenue to conduct a drug deal.

During the transaction, authorities believe he pulled out a handgun and shot Bublin multiple times before driving away in a gray sedan.

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Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact police at 702-828-3521 or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or on the internet at CrimeStoppersOfNV.com.

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