Naked suspect arrested in Washoe Valley shooting death

Posted on May 10, 2009. Filed under: murder, Nevada |

Rene, Nevada – Washoe County Sheriff’s deputies apprehended a man suspected of shooting two men Sunday afternoon in Washoe Valley, killing one of them and injuring another in the U.S. 395 area.

The shooting happened at around 12:30 p.m. near northbound U.S. 395 and Bellevue Road in Washoe Valley. One man was killed in the shooting, and another man was shot as he stopped to help the injured man, Keast said.

The suspect had allegedly fled the scene by driving south on U.S. 395 and turning onto Bellevue Road, where he crashed his car into a ditch, Keast said. He fled that scene on foot and ran to the home where police later located him, she said. More on

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Teen Fatally Shot at Party

Posted on May 3, 2009. Filed under: dispute - acquaintance, Nevada | Tags: , |

Las Vegas, NV – Metro Police are looking for suspects in the shooting death of a teenage boy at a weekend party.

It happened around 1:30 Sunday morning at the Safari Apartments near Nellis and Sahara. Police say three suspects arrived at the party and showed a gun, causing several people to flee on foot. The victim, 14-year-old Jared Flemming, was shot multiple times in the back as he was running away.

The suspects are described as three black males, ages 17 to 19. More on

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Man Shot to Death in Domestic Incident

Posted on April 16, 2009. Filed under: dispute - domestic, Nevada |

Las Vegas, NV – One person is dead and another in jail after a domestic violence incident in a southwest valley neighborhood. It happened this morning at a home on Endora Drive, near Rainbow and Flamingo. Police say just around 10 a.m., a woman called saying a man was firing a gun at the residence. When officers arrived, they found the woman unharmed, but a man standing in the doorway with a firearm. That man, identified as 48-year-old Tracy Petkovich, was arrested.

After entering the house, police discovered another man shot to death. Petkovich was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on a charge of murder with a deadly weapon. The incident remains under investigation. More one

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Man shot by policy after raising gun in hospital emergency room

Posted on March 11, 2009. Filed under: Nevada, shot by police |

Las Vegas, NV – A gunman was shot and killed by police in the emergency room at the St. Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus. Just after 1 a.m. on March 11, 2009, Charles Campbell enters the building. The surveillance video shows Campbell in the emergency room. Witnesses testified that Campbell walked in with a gun and said he was going to kill himself and he wanted to donate his organs.

Henderson police rushed to hospital and a short while later they two officers opened fire on Campbell.

Campbell died at the scene. Officers say Campbell was threatening and chose not to give himself up.

“We gave him all the opportunity to drop the gun. Even we allowed him to raise it, and it wasn’t until he lowered the gun toward us, until we fired,” testified Officer Randy Dotson, Henderson Police Department. More on Las Vegas Now

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