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One killed in North Las Vegas shooting

Person shot dead overnight
Posted at 2:45 AM, Sep 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-18 14:48:27-04

One person is dead following an overnight shooting in North Las Vegas.

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, at about 12:40 a.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 3000 block of East Wright Avenue.  
Responding officers found a 19-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  
Medical personnel transported the victim to UMC where he was declared deceased.  
The preliminary investigation indicates a small blue pickup truck may be involved in the homicide.  The incident does not appear to be a random act of violence.
The coroner will release the name and cause and manner of death after notification of next of kin.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.