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August 23, 2017

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Police: Pedestrian shot dead after altercation in street

Updated Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 | 12:53 p.m.

A man was shot to death Monday night following an altercation near Deer Springs Park in North Las Vegas, police said.

The shooting happened about 8:15 p.m. at Deer Springs and Aviary ways. North Las Vegas Police said a man walking in the street was shot after apparently getting into an altercation with a man driving a truck.

The 30-year-old victim was taken to University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

The 22-year-old driver of the truck was held for questioning, and other witnesses were interviewed at the scene, police said.