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September 30, 2014

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17-year-old shot, killed during fight at birthday party

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night during a birthday party on Tamerack Avenue in Las Vegas.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the teenager as Jaylin Lewis, who was shot in the left arm and torso during a scuffle involving several of the party attendees.

Lewis was taken to the UMC Trauma Center, where he was later pronounced dead, according to a Metro Police press release.

Metro arrived at the scene, near Rancho and Vegas drives, just before midnight. Lewis' death has been ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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