Victim identified in southeast valley homicide
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Victim identified in southeast valley homicide

Victim identified in southeast valley homicide

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a man shot July 8 at an apartment near Boulder Highway and Desert Inn Road as Wilford Venable Jr., 32.

A coroner’s office report said Venable Jr. died from multiple gunshot wounds.

During an argument that escalated, the current boyfriend of Venable Jr.’s ex-girlfriend pulled out a gun and shot him, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Jason Johansson. Venable Jr. was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The suspect fled before the police arrived.

Contact Katie Futterman at [email protected].