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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man found after shooting on Charleston Boulevard

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Posted at 12:42 PM, May 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-02 15:52:15-04

UPDATE JUNE 2: The Clark County Coroner has identified the deceased man as 49-year-old Benjamin McCarty from Las Vegas. His death was due to gunshot wounds and it was ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas police report a deadly shooting that occurred Sunday morning in the east part of town.

Authorities responded to 3995 East Charleston Boulevard, west of Lamb Boulevard, at about 11 a.m. after receiving reports of gunfire.

Arriving officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound at that location. The man was then transported to the University Medical Center where he later died.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Lt. Ray Spencer says his team is taking over the investigation as officers continue to search for the gunman.

Spencer said there was no immediate motive given for the shooting and spoke to media around 1:15 p.m. with the latest from the scene:

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