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Dead body found downtown on 6th St. ruled a homicide
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LAS VEGAS -- A dead body found Friday night downtown near N. Las Vegas Boulevard has been ruled a homicide, according to Metro Police.

Officers said they received calls around 8:31 p.m. about shots fired at an apartment complex in the 200 block of South 6th Street near E. Carson Avenue.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man who had been shot multiple times. Witnesses said they heard the gunshots before seeing two men fleeing the area.

However, witnesses didn't give any other details concerning the suspects' appearance. The motive for the shooting is also unknown at this time.

The cause and the manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office. Metro Police said Friday night's homicide was the 27th homicide investigated by the LVMPD in 2015.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521 or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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