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UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim of shooting in south west Las Vegas valley

Police seek shooter, driver
Posted at 7:07 AM, Dec 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 14:50:03-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE DEC. 14: The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 24-year-old Marcos Valenzuela from Las Vegas. His death was due to to a gunshot wound to the leg and Valenzuela's death was ruled a homicide.

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Police are searching for a shooter and the driver of a car who dropped someone off at a Las Vegas hospital with a gunshot wound early Sunday morning.

Lt. Ray Spencer with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's homicide unit said officers responded to several calls of gunfire at the SW Apartment complex near Durango Drive and the 215 around 3 a.m.

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Spencer said officers found several shell casings outside of an apartment in the center of the complex but didn't find anyone injured inside of the apartment where the shooting apparently occurred.

Shortly after, a man in his 20's was dropped off at a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, police say.

That man later died. His identity will be released by the coroner's office.

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Spencer said the department is looking for the driver of the car that dropped the man off at the hospital, but couldn't provide a description of the man or the car.

Anyone with information was asked to call LVMPD Homicide or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 to stay anonymous.