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Las Vegas breaking news for May 5, 2020

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Posted at 11:32 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 15:07:17-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

9:45 P.M.

Update (5/11/20): The Clark County Coroner has identified the decedent as 19-year-old Trayvone Dixon from Las Vegas. His cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds, a homicide.

Homicide detectives are responding to an incident at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of South Maryland Parkway, just north of the UNLV campus.

UPDATE MAY 6: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives determined the suspect approached the victim to purchase illegal narcotics outside of an apartment.

There was a dispute over the transaction, and they entered the apartment to resolve the issue. A short time later, the suspect shot the victim and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male adult, heavy set wearing a black hoodie and black mask. The identification of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

11:30 A.M.

Update: (5/11/20): The Clark County Coroner has identified the man as 40-year-old Justin Thomas Charland from Las Vegas. He was killed by multiple gunshot wounds, homicide.

Las Vegas police say they are investigating a shooting involving the department on S Sandhill Road, near E Vegas Valley Drive and Lamb Boulevard. 13 Action News is at the scene, check back for updates.

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Area near the shooting:

10:14 A.M.

UPDATE (5/22/20): The Clark County Coroner has identified the man whose body was found as 38-year-old Richard Andre Turner. He was killed by a stab wound to the neck, a homicide.

Las Vegas police are investigating a body found near the wash off of Cambridge Street between East Flamingo Road and Twain Avenue. Homicide detectives are on the scene. No other information is available at this time.

Body found in Las Vegas drainage canal

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