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Man arrested in deadly North Las Vegas shooting Sunday

Man shot also identified
Posted at 4:05 PM, Apr 24, 2017

One man was arrested Sunday night following a deadly shooting over the weekend.

Around 3 a.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of East Tropical Parkway, near Pecos Road, in reference to a man down in the roadway. Arriving officers found the 32-year-old man in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the man deceased on scene.

Investigators determined the victim was in a vehicle with acquaintances, including the suspect, when he was shot. The victim was left on the median; his acquaintances did not remain on scene. 

The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Jeffery Moore, was later contacted by police in the 3600 block of Remington Grove Avenue, near Pecos and Washburn roads, where he was placed under arrest.

Moore was transported to the Las Vegas City Jail and booked on one count of murder with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm within a vehicle and destroying evidence.

The Clark County coroner identified the man killed as 32-year-old Willie R. Parker of North Las Vegas. He died of gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.