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After Disagreement Man Shot and Murdered His Roommate

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 4, 2023 5:03 am

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – Police said that a man was shot and killed by his roommate after the two had a disagreement.

At at 5:49 in the morning, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, police were called to a house close to the 3500 block of San Francisco Avenue. Monday.

According to the police, they discovered a male inside the house who seemed to have been shot. The subject was declared dead at the site by the on-scene medical staff, according to LVMPD.

According to the police inquiry, the victim and his roommate, Jesus Mendoza-Zarate, 24, had verbally argued before the incident.

According to the authorities, the debate turned violent, and Mendoza-Zarate shot the victim after pulling a revolver.

Jesus Antonio Hernandez Castro, a 22-year-old Las Vegas resident, was the victim, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. He was shot in the neck, and it was determined that his death was a murder.

Mendoza-Zarate was reportedly taken to the Clark County Detention Center and booked for open murder there, according to the police.

Call the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or send an email to homicide@lvmpd.com if you have any information regarding this occurrence. Call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or submit a tip online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com to remain anonymous.

Credits: Fox 5 Vegas

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