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Metro investigating death of Las Vegas homeless man

Metro Police said Thursday they were investigating the death of a homeless man found the previous day. 

Officers were dispatched about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday near North Maryland Parkway and Wilson Avenue when they discovered an adult male laying on the sidewalk who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound, according to a news release. Medical personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 

An investigation from homicide detectives indicated the victim was homeless and had been sitting on the sidewalk for most of the day. Police offered neither a motive nor did they name a suspect.

The identification of the victim will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by calling 702-828-3521 or by email at [email protected] To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or contact them online at

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