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Identity released of man shot, killed near Tropicana and Jones

The name of the man shot and killed near in west Las Vegas after he interrupted gangs writing graffiti was released Wednesday.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified 18-year-old Richard Ares as the victim.

The shooting happened in the 5000 block of Duneville St. near W. Tropicana and S. Jones Boulevard. When officers arrived at the scene, they found Ares suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Ares was taken to University Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Metro said Ares likely interrupted gang graffiti near the apartment complex before he was chased and shot.

Officers say they're searching for three suspects who likely fled in a Black Honda Civic from the Sedona Ridge Apartments.

Investigators do not believe the victim has any gang ties, but it's unclear why he approached the suspects... Read More

Man stabbed to death in North Vegas street fight identified

Authorities have identified a 23-year-old man who died of stab wounds after a Christmas Eve street fight that left three other men injured in North Las Vegas.

The Clark County coroner said Monday that Ivan Garcia-Lopez of Las Vegas died at University Medical Center after the brawl about 2:15 a.m. Saturday on Daley Street, near Evans Avenue and Webster Street.

The other three men were treated at a hospital for injuries that officials said didn't appear to be life-threatening.

Police say the stabbing happened during an argument and fight involving a large group of people.

Several arrests were made, but police say they don't immediately have a suspect in the slaying... Read More

Fight leads to deadly stabbing in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas police are trying to determine who stabbed a man to death early Saturday morning.

An incident on the 2800 block of Daley Street led to a fight. When police arrived, they found several hurt men with varying levels of injuries, said North Las Vegas Police Officer Ann Cavaricci.

Medical responders rushed one man suffering from stab wounds to the hospital where he died. Three others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Officer Cavaricci.

Investigators have not made any arrests at this point in the homicide investigation, but they are currently talking with several people to gauge their involvement in the deadly stabbing. ... Read More

Suspect arrested in deadly North Las Vegas crash

Police arrested a man in connection with a deadly crash in North Las Vegas which killed three young women.

The North Las Vegas Police Department arrested 27-year-old Ernesto Vazquez, the reported driver of the Cadillac STS involved in Saturday's fatal collision.

Vazquez is charged with DUI resulting in death, DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm, and reckless driving resulting in death or substantial bodily harm.

Investigators say Vazquez was speeding and ran a stop sign at the intersection of Allen Lane and Colton Avenue, hitting a Hyundai sedan.

Danyell Francesca Young, 23, Qua'Tagah Macklin, 21, and Yaniesha Finklin, 22, died in the crash. Two other women in the car were injured. ... Read More

Motorcyclist suffers critical injuries in crash

A motorcyclist suffered critical injuries in a crash with a vehicle Wednesday morning in North Las Vegas.

The crash happened around 7 a.m. at Pecos Road and the 215 Beltway. Pecos Road is closed between the 215 and Centennial Parkway. We initially reported the crash was on N. Losee Road based on what North Las Vegas Police said earlier in the morning.

The motorcyclist was transported to University Medical Center... Read More

Coroner releases the identities of 3 women killed in crash

The three women killed in a crash in North Las Vegas on Saturday have been identified by the Clark County Coroner.

Danyell Francesca Young, 23, Qua'Tagah Macklin, 21, and Yaniesha Finklin, 22, all died as a result of multiple injuries caused by a motor vehicle crash, the coroner reported.

The deadly crashed happened at the intersection of Colton Avenue and Allen Lane. ... Read More

Mother speaks about losing daughters in deadly crash

A grieving mother is speaking out after two of her daughters were killed in a deadly car crash.

The collision happened Saturday morning near at the intersection of Colton Avenue and Allen Lane.

The families of the victims are now trying to comfort each other less than a week from Christmas.

North Las Vegas police say a driver in a black Cadillac was speeding and ran a stop sign, hitting the five women riding in the Hyundai sedan.

Police suspect the driver of the Cadillac of being impaired.

The mother who lost two of her daughters in the crash tells us his actions were very selfish.

"I'm angry. I'm angry that someone could do something so senseless. He didn't even think about himself not only the people around him he didn't think about himself," said Gwen Wilson-Davis.

One of the victims killed in the crash was six months pregnant. Both sisters leave behind children all under five years old... Read More