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Man shot and killed at Summerlin restaurant was arrested for 8-year-old's murder in 2009

Posted at 5:06 PM, Dec 01, 2021
and last updated 2023-01-09 12:29:43-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The man who was shot and killed inside a Summerlin restaurant last week has been identified, and court records show he was arrested in a previous murder case.

Marcus Larry, 39, was shot and killed inside Teriyaki Madness on Charleston Boulevard just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 23. An employee was also struck by the gunfire and critically injured.

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At the time, police said they believed the shooting to be targeted. Witnesses reported seeing the shooter follow Larry into the restaurant before he started shooting.

Larry was arrested in 2009 for his role in the murder of 8-year-old Savanah Bullins. Police said she was killed when gunmen fired into her father's apartment from outside. At the time, investigators said they believed Bullins' father was the intended target of the shooting.

Larry served time in prison in connection with the murder and was released in September 2020, according to Department of Corrections records.

The shooter in Larry's murder has not been publicly identified as of this report.

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