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UPDATE: Man identified in northeast Las Vegas shooting

Posted at 8:28 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-06 14:57:22-05

UPDATE: The homicide victim was identified by the Clark County Coroner as 27-year-old Devon Jamal Whitson.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal shooting in the northeast part of the valley Friday night.

The shooting was reported around 7:50 p.m. near Puebla Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. Police said a man was walking with another man and a woman was approached by three men and a fight ensued. One of the suspects then pulled out a gun and shot the victim. There were at least six shots fired.

The man was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead. Police said he was in his late 20s.

Police are seeking three male suspects.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Las Vegas police at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.