North Las Vegas Police say the suspect police shot and killed at the Silver Nugget Casino last week tried to pick multiple fights at the casino before he beat his 64-year-old co-worker to death.
As 8 News NOW first reported last week, police said the suspect, 30-year-old Jeremias Cruz, singled out 64-year-old Edgardo Velasquez. Both men worked at the Silver Nugget.
North Las Vegas Police Officer Ann Cavaricci says this is a unique situation, and the investigation continues.
Officers tried using a Taser on Cruz, but police say he continued to charge at officers. A North Las Vegas Police officer, identified as 22-year-old Rodrigo Delara, shot Cruz. Cruz died at University Medical Center.
Before police arrived at the casino, police say Cruz attacked Velasquez. A Silver Nugget security guard jumped in to help Velasquez, but was also attacked by Cruz... Read More