Body found near Fremont and Eastern

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police are investigating a man found dead near Fremont Street and Eastern Avenue Wednesday night.

According to police, patrol officers were called to the area just before 11 p.m. to investigate reports that a man had been shot. When officers arrived, they found a man lying near a sidewalk dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Detectives have determined that three men approached the victim and shot him. The men then left the area. The only description of the men is that they are in their 20s. One of the men was last seen riding away on a bicycle.

The identity of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

This is the 78th homicide being investigated by Metro Police this year.


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