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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed on Arden Street on Sept. 19

Posted at 8:19 AM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 16:06:19-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — OCT. 12 UPDATE: The deceased has been identified by the Clark County coroner as 34-year-old Octavio Mejia. Cause of death was gunshot wounds to the right upper extremities and abdomen. His death was ruled a homicide.

ORIGINAL STORY
Las Vegas police are investigating an overnight deadly shooting Saturday near Lamb and Charleston boulevards.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer says around 1:30 a.m., authorities got several calls from residents about hearing multiple gunshots in a home on Arden Street.

Officers found a man shot several times and rushed him to the University Medical Center, but he later died.

Police say the man had been inside the house for hours with several other people before the shooting occurred. What led to the gunfire is under investigation, along with identifying the shooter.

Police say they're talking with several witnesses, and if anyone has more information, they were urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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