Man killed in car after apparent robbery near Gowan and Tenaya

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide near Gowan and Tenaya on Thursday.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 25-year-old Dareon Laquan Deas. His official cause of death was a gunshot wound of the chest and the manner was ruled a homicide.

Police say the man was shot after two unidentified suspects entered his car through the rear doors, armed with handguns. It appears the man was shot and killed by the suspects during the course of an apparent robbery.

The suspects, described by police only as two black males, fled the area on foot.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a deceased man in a vehicle.

This investigation remains ongoing and detectives are seeking to identify and locate the suspects involved. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, on the internet at, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). Message and data rates may apply. Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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