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November 16, 2018

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Las Vegas marshals stumble upon fatal west valley shooting

Upon hearing gunshot blasts, two Las Vegas marshals in the west valley arrived at a neighborhood early Wednesday to find a fatally wounded man who was armed, according to Metro Police.

The slaying occurred at 1:54 a.m. in the 1000 block of Redlands Circle, near Buffalo Drive and Washington Avenue, police said today.

The deputy marshals found a man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. The victim, who was holding a gun, died at University Medical Center.

According to an account provided by police, the victim had arrived at the front of a house to meet with two men.

It wasn’t immediately clear what transpired before the shooting, but the suspects and the victim pulled out guns and a shooting ensued.

It wasn’t clear if the victim was able to pull the trigger.

The suspects fled before authorities arrived and haven’t been located, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Metro at 702-828-3521 or via email at [email protected] To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppesrofnv.com.