Homicide suspect sought after shooting, killing a man near Rancho and Vegas Drive

Officers are hoping to find the suspect in the murder of a Good Samaritan on Dec. 1 near Holly Avenue and Allen Lane. The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 20 and early 30s, with facial hair. This sketch has been made of the described suspect. (LVMPD/KSNV)

UPDATE ON DEC. 20 - Police have released a sketch of the described suspect in this case.

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Police are searching for a homicide suspect not far from Texas Station.

The original call into the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a man had been hit by a car in the 1900 block of Allen Lane shortly after 1 p.m. Friday.

Arriving officers said the man was a gunshot victim.

Police were establishing a perimeter to search for the suspect in the area near Rancho and Vegas Drives.

An elementary school in the area was placed on a soft lockdown, police said.

Police said they have officers at several locations, but are receiving differing descriptions of a possible suspect, so do not want to release inaccurate information.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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