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Fifth Arrest Made in Connection with Las Vegas Homicide

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 4, 2024 4:26 pm

LAS VEGAS – A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Darian Gonzales in Las Vegas this past January. Police in El Centro, California, took a 17-year-old male into custody and he awaits extradition back to Las Vegas.

Background on the Case

On January 2nd, 2024, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to a report of a shooting in an apartment complex on North Torrey Pines Drive. Upon arrival, officers discovered 29-year-old Darian Gonzales deceased from a gunshot wound. Another individual at the scene sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.

The initial investigation revealed that multiple people were inside the apartment when the shooting occurred but fled before police arrived.

Arrest and Charges

The 17-year-old suspect was apprehended in California and is currently being held in a detention facility. He faces charges of open murder with a deadly weapon, robbery with a deadly weapon, and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Ongoing Investigation

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department indicates that the investigation into the homicide remains active.

Credits: Review Journal

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