LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A man was fatally shot on Wednesday morning by a suspect seen riding a bicycle in a south Las Vegas neighborhood, according to police.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the incident occurred around 10:45 a.m. in the 5700 block of Ritter Lane, which is near Hacienda and Jones.

Arriving officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was standing in front of a residence when a “dark-skinned Black male adult wearing dark clothing” was seen “riding his bicycle toward the victim.” The suspect then opened fire on the suspect and was then seen running toward the bicycle and fleeing the scene North on Steinbrenner Lane.

The suspect is still outstanding.

This is the second shooting in recent weeks where the suspect fled the crime scene on a bicycle.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at [email protected]. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at


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