LONGVIEW – Longview police have identified the victim of the city’s 4th homicide of the year. Officers on a welfare check just before 7:30 Wednesday night found Ricky Nelson Miles Jr., 33, of Longview. He was lying in a vacant lot near the intersection of South 12th Street and Travis Avenue. Miles was transported to Christus Good Shepherd Medical where he died from a gunshot wound. Police spokesperson Kristie Brian says the investigation is continuing.