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UPDATE: Coroner identifies 1 of 2 men shot on Exeter Avenue

Posted at 9:45 AM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 16:10:24-05

UPDATE DEC. 17: The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 23-year-old Jose Paredes Diaze. No residence listed. His cause of death is pending.

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly shooting in east Las Vegas early Monday morning.

Officers were called to the 2300 block of Exeter Drive, near Carey Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, at about 2:45 a.m. with reports of the shooting.

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Authorities said two men were shot at that location with one dead and one transported to the University Medical Center in critical condition.

Robbery was believed to be the motive during the initial investigation, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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Police also said the deceased man may have been a suspect involved in the incident with the injured party the intended victim.

Two men were seen leaving the scene but no immediate arrests were reported by officers with the incident under investigation.