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November 28, 2014

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Gunman sought after man fatally shot outside motorcycle club

Shooting location

Metro Police are searching for a man accused of shooting another man outside a motorcycle enthusiast club Sunday night.

Officers responded to the area of Jackson Avenue and E Street about 11:30 p.m. to reports of gunshots and found a 45-year-old man lying in a desert area near the intersection. He had suffered from gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the man’s identity and cause of death after notifying family members.

Investigators said the victim was visiting the motorcycle club and became involved in an altercation with an unidentified man. During the dispute, the man fired multiple shots at the victim before running northbound on E Street, police said.

The suspect was described as a black man who was about 6-feet tall and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or Metro’s Homicide Section at 702-828-3521.

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