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July 24, 2014

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1 killed in shooting in western valley, police say

A person is dead after a shooting late Tuesday in the western Las Vegas Valley, according to Metro Police.

Lt. David Gordon confirmed one gunshot victim had died in the incident.

According to Metro Police scanner communications, officers arrived at a Rebel gas station at Tropicana Avenue and Valley View Boulevard and found a person lying on the ground. Later, an officer at the scene said he found nine shell casings.

Police intended to close eastbound Tropicana traffic amid the investigation.

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