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Homeless man stabbed, found at gas station near Las Vegas Strip

Posted at 9:18 AM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-30 14:26:23-05

Las Vegas police say a man was stabbed near East Flamingo and Paradise roads around the evening of Jan. 28.

Police responded to a gas station around 5:30 p.m. to investigate the stabbing. The man was transported to Sunrise Trauma but was later pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives determined the man was homeless and frequented the area. Police said the victim was likely involved in a physical altercation in the area and walked to the rear of the gas station where he was found. 

Detectives do not have a motive at this time. 

The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County coroner.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department 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.