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UPDATE: Las Vegas homicide suspect captured in Arizona

Posted at 11:13 AM, Sep 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-11 21:18:18-04

LATEST: Asa Brown was taken into custody in Gilbert, Arizona on Sept. 11, according to Las Vegas police.

This is a developing story. More information to come.

UPDATE: Detectives identified 22-year-old Asa Brown as a suspect in this case. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police reported a homicide in the 1100 block of Sierra Vista Drive near South Maryland Parkway and East Desert Inn Road.

Police say the victim was transported to UMC Trauma and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

According to an investigation by the LVMPD Homicide Section, the victim was in a verbal altercation with another male just before the shooting. The suspect had fled the scene before officers arrived.

No one has been taken into custody at this time, and no other information has been released.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.