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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed near Lake Mead, Pecos Road

Posted at 5:47 AM, May 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 18:36:01-04

MAY 10 UPDATE: The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 25-year-old Tyreon Jackson. The coroner says he was shot in the back and his death was ruled a homicide.

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting Wednesday.

Authorities report an officer was flagged down by a resident around 1 a.m. after hearing multiple gunshots while leaving a 7-Eleven near Lake Mead Boulevard ad Pecos Road.

The officer located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds east of the intersection.

Medical personnel was called but the man was pronounced deceased on-scene.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department initially reported no witnesses to the incident. Detectives say they do not have a suspect or motive and urge anyone with more information to contact the department or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Police closed a portion of eastbound Lake Mead Boulevard during the investigation.