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Coroner identifies women found shot in 7-Eleven parking lot

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Updated: 7/25 7:02 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- The Clark County coroner's office has identified a woman found shot to death Thursday evening inside a vehicle in a 7-Eleven store parking lot.

The victim was 23-year-old Las Vegas resident Krystal Star McAdow. She died of a gunshot wound to the chest. The death has been ruled a homicide.

At about 5:50 p.m., Metro's dispatch center received a 911 call regarding a female shot inside of a vehicle in a parking lot on West Sahara Avenue. Officers and medical personnel found a female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the UMC Trauma Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation indicated the victim stopped in a parking lot when an unknown man entered her vehicle. As both the victim and man were sitting in the vehicle, a second unknown man drove up in front of the victim's vehicle. The suspect fired a single gunshot through the windshield, striking the victim. The suspect fled the scene, as did the unknown man inside the victim’s vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white or light-skinned black male. He was last seen driving a black four door sedan believed to be a Nissan.

The shooting was the 70th homicide investigated by the Metro this year.

Anyone with information regarding this Homicide is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521, or email at To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or go to Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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