News Alert!!: Las Vegas, NV: Search for a suspect in deadly shooting of a woman after a road confrontation.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, at approximately 11:22pm PT on Thursday, February 12th, 2015, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Patrol Officers were dispatched to a residence located in the 7900 block of Mount Shasta Circle in Las Vegas, Nevada to investigate a report that a woman had been shot.
Arriving patrol officers located an adult female suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
The female was transported to the U.M.C. Trauma Center with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.
The investigation initiated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section indicated the woman had been conducting a driving lesson with her teenage daughter in the parking lot of a school located nearby.
At the conclusion of the lesson, the adult female was driving home when she had a near-collision with another vehicle.
There was a verbal confrontation between the victim and the other male driver.
The two females then drove to their home on Mount Shasta Circle and summoned another family member, who was armed with a handgun, to help.
The preliminary investigation indicates that some time later, the suspect vehicle appeared on the street, multiple shots were fired, and the victim was struck by one round.
As of this release, no suspect or suspects have been identified and there is no definitive description of the suspect vehicle.
At this juncture, this is an active, open investigation.
The release of any further information may jeopardize detectives’ ability to solve the case and arrest those involved.
Detectives with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the vehicle and occupants involved in this incident.
The vehicle can only be described as a 4 door gray or silver sedan and may possibly have damage to the front driver’s side of the vehicle.
It is also possible the car may have impact rounds from gunfire.
One of the occupants of the vehicle is described as a white male adult approximately 25 years of age.
He is further described as being about 6 feet tall and weighting approximately 180 pounds.
This male has dirty blonde hair worn in a spiked style and has hazel or blue eyes.
A composite sketch of the individual described above, and a video clip of the vehicle driving through a residential area are attached to this updated release.
** Awaiting video from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department coming soon. **
No further information on the vehicle or any other occupants is currently available.
Anyone with any information about the identity or whereabouts of this individual, the vehicle, or any other information about this incident is urged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section at: 1 (702) 828-5634.
To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at: 1 (702) 385-5555 or on the internet at: http://www.crimestoppersofnv.com
Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.
** Picture of the composite sketch of individual was courtesy of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. **