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UPDATE: Man shot in Spring Valley apartment complex identified

Posted at 11:35 PM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 15:43:58-05

Police say a 25-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday while trying to buy drugs at an apartment complex. 

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It happened around 6 p.m. at the Enclaves Apartments near Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive. 

Homicide detectives determined the victim showed up to the apartment complex to purchase narcotics. At some point, the victim and the shooter became involved in a physical altercation. The victim sustained a gunshot wound the chest and the shooter fled on foot.

The shooter is described as a man 5’11" with a thin build and “fade” type haircut and wearing a letterman jacket, dark pants and a backpack.

The coroner identified the man killed as 25-year-old Martell Williams of Las Vegas. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the 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.