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Person shot, killed at Las Vegas Motel 6

Posted at 6:22 AM, Apr 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-10 18:20:03-04

Around 9 p.m. on April 9 a person was shot at the Motel 6 on 5085 Dean Martin Drive.

Police confirm that a man was shot multiple times at the Motel 6 and transferred to a local hospital. He was later pronounced dead at UMC Trauma.

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Homicide detectives determined the victim and another man were seen talking in the parking lot of the motel. A few minutes later, witnesses reported hearing gun shots. Arriving officers located the victim in a motel room suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The shooter fled the area prior to officers’ arrival. He is described as a black male adult 35-45 years old, long dreadlocks and wearing a white shirt and dark pants.

The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

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.