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Coroner identifies man shot on Jessica Avenue

Posted at 10:13 AM, Nov 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-20 13:13:31-05

UPDATE: The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 61-year-old Cresencio Flores-Salas of Las Vegas. The coroner said he was shot multiple times in the head and neck. His death was officially ruled a homicide.


Las Vegas police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of a man on Nov. 18 on the 1000 block of Jessica Avenue, nearEast Charleston Boulevard and Maryland Parkway.

Police say they found an unresponsive adult male lying in the doorway of a residence in the area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man and the suspect had reportedly been fighting before the shooting. Police say that the victim was shot several times.

The suspect in the case has been identified as 32-year-old Omar Valencia-Garcia of Las Vegas.

The shooting happened around 2:04 p.m.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown and police are still looking for Valencia-Garcia. Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact the police.