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Motive Revealed in East Las Vegas Triple Shooting: Suspect Identified, Prior Felony Convicted

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 15, 2024 2:28 pm

Las Vegas, Nevada – New details have emerged in the tragic triple shooting that claimed the lives of two women and injured a man on March 5th in the east valley.

Suspect Identified:

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) has identified the suspect as Jason Manuel, who possesses a criminal history in Nevada and a 2004 conviction in California.

Motive Established:

According to court documents, the shooting stemmed from a personal dispute between the suspect and the male victim. The victim reported that the conflict arose when “Jason’s wife asked (the victim) for help pushing Meth.”

Details of the Incident:

  • The shooting occurred in the parking lot of a 24-hour slots bar.
  • Witness statements and surveillance footage revealed that the three victims, including the suspect, were regular patrons of the establishment.
  • While standing at the front door, Manuel, riding a bicycle, opened fire, fatally wounding Summer Lange (29) at the scene and Rona A. Ah-foon (29) who later succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The male victim sustained a gunshot wound to his wrist.

Prior Altercation:

Documents indicate that nearly a week before the fatal shooting, the male victim informed others about a previous incident where Manuel had shot at him near the same location.

Investigation Status:

  • A warrant has been issued for Manuel’s arrest.
  • LVMPD is actively searching for the suspect.

California Conviction:

Court documents mention Manuel’s 2004 arrest in California for various charges, including aggravated mayhem and murder. The specific nature of his conviction remains undisclosed.

Important Note:

  • This article avoids graphic details of the violence and focuses on providing factual information about the case.
  • It emphasizes the ongoing investigation and the importance of apprehending the suspect.

Additional Information:

The LVMPD urges anyone with information regarding Manuel’s whereabouts to contact them immediately.

Credits: Fox5Vegas

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