Las Vegas Sun

July 22, 2019

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Man with gunshot wound found dead in truck

Metro Police responding to a report of gunshots early today found a man dead in the driver’s seat of a pickup truck in an alley.

Officers found the truck, which had crashed into a wall, about 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of Sunrise Avenue, near Eastern Avenue and Charleston Boulevard, Lt. Ray Spencer said. Inside, they discovered a man in his 20s dead with a single gunshot wound, he said.

Investigators received reports of an unknown person running from the scene after the shooting, Spencer said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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