LAS VEGAS – A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed by trick-or-treaters on Halloween night in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to police, the victim, Semauri Norris-Johnson, was trick-or-treating with friends when he was approached by a group of teenage boys wearing ski masks. One of the trick-or-treaters fired at the group, hitting and killing Norris-Johnson.
The trick-or-treaters fled the scene before police arrived. They are described as “juvenile males,” one wearing all black, a red backpack, and a black ski mask. The other was wearing a white “Scream” mask.
Norris-Johnson was a junior at Desert Pines High School and played football for the school. His mother, Maureisha Johnson, said that her son was a great kid who was on his way to college.
Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward. They are also asking residents in the area to check their home security cameras for footage of the suspects.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about the crime is urged to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department by phone at 702-633-9111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.
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