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Man fatally shot near Pecos and Owens

Man fatally shot near Pecos and Owens

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Aug 15, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A man is dead and police are searching for the shooter after gunfire broke out in the northeast part of the Valley overnight.

Authorities say a 27-year-old man was shot outside the El Paso Market near Owens and Pecos at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The gunman fled on foot.

When officers arrived, they found the man suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to University Medical Center where he later died.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately clear.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Action News will update this story as new information becomes available.