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Metro seeking two suspects in north valley homicide

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Updated: 7/05 1:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) -- Metro is seeking two suspects in a Wednesday night shooting homicide in the north part of the valley.

The Clark County coroner's office has identified the victim as 27-year-old Robert Matthews. He died of a gunshot wound to the torso and the death has been ruled a homicide.

Metro has had 67 homicides in its jurisdiction so far this year and has made arrests in 34 cases.

Police officers found Matthews about 10 p.m. Wednesday on a sidewalk near the Northpointe Apartments near West Cheyenne and Avenue and North Rancho Drive.

He was rushed to UMC and died a short time later.

The early investigation indicates the victim and two other people were confronted by two men in a dark four-door sedan. A brief argument took place and multiple shots were fired. Matthews' two acquaintances ran away and the two suspects fled in the vehicle.

Police have not identified the suspects.

People with information can call Metro at (702) 828-3521 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or go to www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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