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Report: 2 guns used in triple homicide in North Las Vegas; 1 victim shot and run over

A police report says at least 17 gunshots were fired, two guns were used and a North Las Vegas mother who died with two of her adult children in a convenience store parking lot was both shot and run over by an SUV.

North Las Vegas Police say a family friend was the second gunman in a shooting that left Susan Nash, and two of her adult children, Deonte' Nash and Dejona'e Nash dead in a convenience store parking lot last weekend.

The report identifies Jose Easley Jr. as a shooter and driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe that ran over Susan Nash after she and other family members walked to the store to confront him about an argument he had earlier with another family member.

The family member said Easley had put a gun to his head.

Police say a family friend was the second gunman in the deadly shooting... Read More

Slain NLV family were beloved customers of mini mart; suspect had extensive criminal past

Police made an arrest Wednesday in the murder of a North Las Vegas family.

Jose Easley Jr., 41, is charged in the shooting death of Susan Nash and her two adult children, Deante', and Dejona'e Nash. According to police, Easley was an "acquaintance" of the family.

A fourth family member was also shot but is expected to survive.

The shooting occurred Sunday in a shopping center at Lake Mead and Simmons.

Pictures of 52-year-old Susan, 31-year-old Deante', and 20-year-old Dejona'e Nash are posted outside the Zaman Mini Mart, where the family was gunned down.

"I was actually right across the street behind the stop sign when the shooting happened," said Jancyn Rash, a homeless woman who knew the Nash family.

According to Rash, on more than one occasion, the Nash family has been generous to her.

"I was just a panhandler and they helped me out a couple of times and prayed with me," Rash said... Read More

Risas Dental and Braces to offer free dental care on Saturday

One of the nation's fastest-growing dental groups is expanding to Nevada. Risas Dental and Braces will open its first location in the Las Vegas valley this weekend.

To celebrate its grand opening, Risas will offer free dental care on Saturday, Sept. 22. from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Risas Dental and Braces is located at 2500 E. Lake Mead Blvd. in North Las Vegas. The office is located just off of Civic Center Drive.

Patients can select from one of four free services:

Basic Teeth Cleaning
Cavity Filling
Tooth Extraction
Complete Exam with X-rays

There's one catch: Potential patients have to get in line before 8 a.m. in order to be guaranteed treatment. No appointments will be required or accepted.

For those waiting in line will receive complimentary breakfast while listeing to music. There will also be fun activities for kids.

For more on Risas Dental go here.... Read More

North Las Vegas shows movie about East L.A. High School student civil rights movement

8 News NOW is celebrating Hispanic Heritage month to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the Las Vegas valley.

The City of North Las Vegas says it will host a screening of "Walkout, which is based on first-hand accounts of the 1968 East L.A. High School student civil rights movement. The screening is being held at City Hall.

The film's producer is also building the "Maya Entertainment Center" in North Las Vegas which will be located on Las Vegas Boulevard near Carey Avenue.

"The Aztecs called themselves Mexicas, and when you take that word Mexicas, and you drop off the weak first syllable Mexica becomes Xicano," said Moctesuma Esparza, Maya Cinemas CEO.

Esparza says the word Chicano is a way to say I'm an American. ... Read More

Man arrested for allegedly killing man in neighborhood near Civic Center and Carey Avenue

North Las Vegas detectives have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that occurred in a neighborhood near Civic Center Drive and E. Carey Avenue.

Thursday afternoon 31-year-old Alonzo Serrano was arrested in the 3300 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard. Police said on Sept. 2 he shot and killed a 29-year-old man near Cartier Avenue and Bruce Street.

Officers found the man down in the roadway around 5:18 a.m. Officers said the 29-year-old was shot multiple times while he was walking on the sidewalk. However, once police arrived at the scene, there was no suspect in sight.

Serrano was booked for murder with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (an ex-felon) at the Las Vegas City Jail.

Detectives are asking for the public's help in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555... Read More

Coroner identifies North Las Vegas school shooting victim

Authorities have identified the single victim of a shooting this week at a high school in North Las Vegas.

The Clark County Coroner's Office on Thursday identified the victim as 18-year-old Dalvin Brown.

Authorities say Brown died of a gunshot wound to the chest. His death was ruled a homicide.

Brown was a student at Canyon Springs High School. Police in North Las Vegas have said he had an altercation with a person before he was shot Tuesday afternoon on the edge of the school's baseball field.

Authorities say they have not identified the suspect, who fled before officers arrived.

Police say no motive has been determined but believe the attack was not random.

The Clark County School District on Wednesday announced it is creating a school safety advisory committee. ... Read More

Police: North Las Vegas school shooting victim was student

Authorities say the single victim of a shooting Tuesday at a high school in North Las Vegas was a student.

Police in North Las Vegas in a statement released Wednesday said the 18-year-old victim had an altercation with a person before he was shot at Canyon Springs High School.

Authorities say they have not identified the suspect, who fled before officers arrived.

Fewer than 500 students participating in athletics and after-school activities were still present at the school when the shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, prompting a lockdown.

The man was found shot on the edge of the school's baseball field.

Police say no motive has been determined but believe the attack was not random.

The Clark County coroner's office is expected to publicly identify the victim Wednesday afternoon. ... Read More