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Coroner identifies man dead in North Las Vegas homicide

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Coroner identifies man dead in North Las Vegas homicide

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Aug 24, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 26, 2014

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- North Las Vegas police were on the scene of a homicide.

It happened on Sunday afternoon in the 5400 block of Jose Ernesto, near Washburn Road and Camino Al Norte.

Police said they found 25-year-old C'Dario Laparker Burns lying in the road with a gunshot wound. He was taken to University Medical Center Trauma.

Burns was pronounced dead at the hospital from a gunshot wound to the head.

During the investigation, a man approached police and said he was the shooter. He was taken into custody.

Police said both men involved were armed and both fired shots. Stray bullets landed in the neighborhood. One shattered the glass of a neighbor's car.

Police said the suspected shooter lives in the area of the shooting.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.