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