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Man Shot, Murdered In Morning Robbery

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Credit: Eliot Schecter/Getty Images

Credit: Eliot Schecter/Getty Images

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Las Vegas – A man was found dead Saturday morning after an attempted robbery that ended in gunfire near Nellis and Lake Mead Boulevards.

Police say at about 6:40 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to the area after a man was found dead in the street. He had a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Detectives say the victim left a nearby grocery store and was heading home when he was confronted by two African American men. Witnesses heard several shots and saw both suspects fleeing the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521.

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