Las Vegas Sun

September 23, 2017

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Man found dead with gunshot wounds near downtown

Fatal shooting

A man was found dead from gunshot wounds this morning on the sidewalk near downtown Las Vegas.

Metro Police responded just before 4 a.m. to reports of a body on the sidewalk of the 700 block of West Mesquite Avenue, near Main Street and Ogden Avenue. Homicide detectives determined that the man had been shot multiple times, police said.

The motive and suspects are unknown, police said.

Police urge anyone with information regarding the shooting to call Metro Homicide at 702-828-3521, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or visit

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