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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed near Charleston, Pecos in Las Vegas

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Posted at 8:27 PM, May 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-11 18:50:39-04

UPDATE MAY 24: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old James Collins Bartlett. His death was due to a gunshot wound to the abdomen and it was ruled a homicide.

Police say a man is dead after a shooting Thursday night in Las Vegas and investigators are asking anyone with information to come forward.

Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of the shooting around 6:30 p.m. on Center Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Pecos Road.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, multiple shots were fired and the shooter, believed to be a man, ran away from the scene before officers arrived.

Anyone with information is asked to call 3-1-1 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

The investigation is in the very early stages and police stress the information is preliminary.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Watch the full police update below.

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