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July 4, 2015

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Silverton shooting victim identified as California man

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A man was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the parking garage at the Silverton Casino Lodge on Tuesday morning. Metro Police are investigating it as a homicide.

Map of Silverton Casino Hotel

Silverton Casino Hotel

3333 Blue Diamond Road , Las Vegas

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a California man found shot to death Tuesday morning in the parking garage of the Silverton Casino Lodge.

Jose Antonio Mollinedo, 19, of Victorville, Calif., died of a gunshot wound to the head. The coroner’s office ruled his death a homicide.

Metro Police were called to the south valley hotel-casino, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, after a hotel employee found the man’s body while driving up the fifth-floor ramp of the parking garage. Police began canvassing the area for witnesses and started reviewing videos from the hotel’s surveillance cameras.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting death to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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