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Las Vegas police looking for woman who shot man, leaving him paralyzed

Posted at 1:52 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 17:07:28-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who shot a man leaving him paralyzed from his injuries.

In addition, detectives are hoping someone in the public recognizes two persons of interest.

On Aug. 29 at approximately 10:45 p.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting in the parking lot of a convenience store located in the 5000 block of East Tropicana Avenue near Nellis Boulevard.

Detectives learned that a Hispanic female arrived in a red Toyota Camry accompanied by a white male and black female.

The male got out of the vehicle, approached the victim, and the two began arguing. A fist fight ensued at which point the Hispanic female retrieved a handgun from the vehicle and shot the victim.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic female, 20-30 years of age, medium to large build, wearing a black and white plaid shirt, black undershirt, and blue jeans.

The persons of interest are described as a black female, 20-30 years of age, medium to large build, wearing a white dress; and a white male in his 20s, thin to medium build, wearing black clothing, and a black hat.

The male appeared to have an electronic monitor on his left ankle. The suspect vehicle is a 2012-14 red Toyota Camry with tinted windows.

Anyone who knows the identity of these subjects or has any information about this incident is urged to call the Southeast Area Command Investigative Section at (702) 828-8242 or (702) 828-3794. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.