Man shot and killed near Lake Mead, 5th Street


UPDATE Sept. 26, 2018

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 22-year-old Nelson Gomez-Galica.

Nelson was shot in the head on on Sept. 24, according to the coroner's office.

At this time, police are still looking for suspect.


The North Las Vegas Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting near Lake Mead Boulevard and 5th Street.

The shooting took place around 8 p.m. in the 400 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard.

According to Officer Leavitt with NLVPD, a 22-year-old man got into an argument with another man. During the argument, the victim was shot and killed.

Preliminary investigation indicates a physical altercation between the victim and the male suspect.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the police arriving.

The investigation is still ongoing as to find a motive for the shooting, but detectives have determined this is not a random act of violence.

Anyone with information regarding this case can call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111. To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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