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Coroner IDs man dead after shots fired into home

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Authorities have identified a man who was killed after shots were fired into a Las Vegas apartment earlier this week.

Clark County coroner's officials say 23-year-old Las Vegas resident Derrell Martrise Carr died of gunshot wounds to the chest and neck after the Tuesday night shooting.

Police say officers were called a little before 8 p.m. Tuesday to the Mirabella Apartments on East Bonanza Road.

Authorities say shots fired into the apartment hit two men and killed Carr on the scene.

A second man was hit in the leg and was taken to University Medical Center, but is expected to survive.

 

City marshals looking for persons of interest in car burglaries

City marshals looking for persons of interest in car burglaries

The Las Vegas City Marshals are looking for help to find two people they call persons of interest a series of car burglaries at city recreational facilities.

According to the marshals, a total of six cars have been burglarized between Aug. 21 and Aug. 24 at three locations. Two cars were burglarized at All-American Park, 1551 S. Buffalo Drive, one at Durango Hills YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive and three cars at the Garside Swimming Pools, 250 S. Torrey Pines Drive.

The marshals would like to talk to a man and a woman believed to driving a silver, two-door sedan.

Anyone with information about the burglaries or the persons of interest are asked to call the marshal investigators at (702) 229-3223. 

Police search for man who robbed businesses in July

Police search for man who robbed businesses in July

​Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed several businesses in the area of Rainbow and Charleston boulevards in July.

One of the robberies happened at around 5:20 a.m. July 22, the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun, pointed it at an employee and demanded money.

After taking the cash, the man left the building on foot and ran through a shopping center parking lot.

He is described as a black man between 25 and 35 years old. He is 5 foot 9 and 170 pounds. He was wearing a blue hoodie, chrome aviator-style sunglasses and dark gray pants. He was carrying a large framed semi-auto handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro’s robbery section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Alert citizen helps nab copper theft suspect

A suspect trying to steal copper from a downtown office was spotted by an alert citizen and stopped by police.

Metro Police say a citizen saw the suspect stealing copper from the US Vets building near East Bonanza Road and Las Vegas Boulevard July 26.  

The next day the same citizen saw the same suspect near Bonanza Road and Eastern Avenue. The citizen notified police.

Police arrested 36-year-old Jason Samuel Larussa on unrelated charges. During the investigation, detectives were able to connect Larussa to the copper theft at the US Vets building.

Larussa is facing charges of theft of scrap metal, buying/possessing/receiving stolen property and burglary.  

Police looking for men who robbed store

Police looking for men who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for two men who robbed a business near Rainbow Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue.

According to police, the men walked into the business at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. They acted like customers but then punched the clerk, grabbed merchandise and fled the store.

The first man police are looking for is described as a white man between 25 and 35 years old, about 5 foot 9 and between 240 and 260 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, dark blue, jean shorts and black shoes.

The second man is a Hispanic man between 25 and 35 years old, about 6 foot and 205 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue, button-down shirt with light blue, jean shorts and black and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro’s Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702)385-5555.  

Police looking for man who robbed store

Police looking for man who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store near Lake Mead Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive back in May.

According to police, the man walked into the store at around 3:20 a.m. May 21 and selected a beverage from one of the coolers. When he came to the counter, he threw the bottles of liquor at the clerk, jumped onto the counter and started hitting the clerk in the face.

The man then grabbed a plastic garbage bag from one of the garbage cans and filled it with cigarettes. He jumped back over the counter and left the store.

The man police are looking for is described as a white man between 26 and 27 years old. He is 5 foot 8 with a medium build. He has brown, short hair and is described as clean cut.

He was wearing a black hooded jacket with a checker pattern design, a black T-shirt, khaki cargo pants and black shoes with white bottoms.  He was also wearing a black Chicago Bulls baseball cap.

Police searching for man who robbed business

Police searching for man who robbed business

Metro Police are searching for a man who robbed a business near Rainbow and Charleston boulevards.

According to police, the man walked into the business just before 11 p.m. June 23. Police say he pretended to be a customer, but when he got to the counter, he put his right hand into a bag, simulated a weapon and demanded money.

The clerk gave him money and the man left the business on foot.

The man police are looking for is described as a black man between 5 foot 11 and 6 foot 1. He is between 190 and 210 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue button-up, short-sleeve shirt over a black T-shirt, khaki cargo shorts, blue, deck-style shoes with white calf-length socks.

He was carrying a black drawstring bag.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Metro’s Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers (702) 385-5555.