NORTH LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) -- North Las Vegas police detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy.
Joshua Manuel Novelo, 16, was killed about 10:20 p.m. Saturday near North Pecos Drive and Las Vegas Boulevard.
Police say the Novelo was found lying in the street unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy by the Clark County coroner's office.
According to a North Las Vegas police statement, witnesses allegedly reported the shooter may have been in a vehicle at the time of the shooting. Detectives do not have anyone in custody and are not prepared to release a suspect description at this time.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.