Las Vegas Sun

October 18, 2017

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Man shot in head, killed near UNLV campus

Metro Police are searching for at least two men in connection with a fatal shooting that happened shortly before noon, just east of the UNLV campus.

Metro Police received reports about 11:40 a.m. of a shooting at East Harmon Avenue and Spencer Street.

A man was shot in the head, Metro Police reported. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police are searching for two adult black males in a white Dodge Durango last seen heading north on Escondido Street, officials said.

Metro Officer Marcus Martin said it is possible there were more than two people in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. One of the suspects reportedly was wearing a dark shirt and had braided hair, and the other was wearing a white hoodie, police said.

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