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Man dies after being shot in Las Vegas parking lot early Thursday

A man was shot and killed in the central valley early Thursday morning, Las Vegas police said.

Police were dispatched to a 7-Eleven convenience store at 2877 E. Charleston Blvd. around 2 a.m. to investigate reports of gunshots and a man down in the parking lot.

The investigation initiated by the Metro homicide section indicated the victim arrived with two other people on foot. While in the parking lot, he became involved in an argument with another man. That man pulled a gun and fired at the victim several times, striking him.

The shooter was last seen leaving in a silver newer-model, four-door sedan, possibly a Mazda, police said.

Police said the wounded man, described as in his 20s, was taken to University Medical Center, where he died. He was not armed.

No arrests have been made in this case, and the motive is unknown.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact the homicide section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find @JessATerrones on Twitter. Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @bertolaccinic on Twitter.

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