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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in shooting near Mountain Vista, Vegas Valley

Posted at 5:46 AM, May 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-04 14:26:36-04

UPDATE MAY 12: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed as 29-year-old Alfonso Laroy Turner from Las Vegas. Turner's death was due to a gunshot wound to the head. His death has been ruled a homicide.

One person was killed in a shooting in the east part of town late Saturday night.

Authorities report the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. near the intersection of Amberleigh Lane and Mountain Vista Boulevard.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Richard Meyers says officers were first alerted by ShotSpotter of shots fired in the area and several residents also called emergency dispatchers to report gunshots.

Officers located a man in a car who was shot several times and deceased, according to authorities.

Two men ran from the scene after the shooting and police say they were wearing dark-colored clothes but no further immediate details were released.

Anyone with further information was asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.