Coroner IDs shooting victim

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man shot and killed near Decatur Boulevard and Washington Avenue as 42-year-old Jose Martinez of Las Vegas.

The cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death homicide.

According to Metro Police, the shooting happened at around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say Martinez was walking northbound on Decatur when a red sports car drove up next to him and the driver started talking to him. It is unclear what the conversation was about, but police say the driver got out of the car and shot Martinez several times.

The car then drove off, according to officers.

Police say they don't have any suspects at this time.

If you have information, call Metro Police at (702) 828-3595 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit them online. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.


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