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Man accused in deadly Las Vegas valley shooting spree linked to additional homicide

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-08 14:04:29-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man accused of killing two people in a deadly shooting spree in the Las Vegas valley is now connected to another homicide.

Police say John Carrillo is linked to the death of a man near downtown Las Vegas on July 3.

Court documents show Carrillo's COVID-19 vaccination card, allegedly left in a stolen vehicle, led police to him. Police say he was involved in a robbery, an attempted robbery and three shootings, which resulted in 2 deaths.

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Thursday, police say Carrillo has been charged with open murder in connection to that body that was found in the 2400 block of Clifford Avenue, near East Fremont Street.

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Carrillo was already in police custody and facing charges stemming from other violent incidents. He has denied all charges but told police he did smoke methamphetamine.