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Woman identified in deadly fight between east Las Vegas roommates

Posted at 11:37 PM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 13:38:14-04

UPDATE 4 P.M. APRIL 5: The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified 31-year-old Rebekah Peters as the woman who died in a shooting on April 2.

UPDATE 4 P.M. APRIL 3: Las Vegas police announced they arrested 37-year-old Richard Kelly as the suspect in the deadly dispute between roommates. Kelly faces one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly shooting late Tuesday night involving three roommates the northeast part of town.

One woman in her 30s was pronounced dead at the hospital and one man in his 30s was brought to the hospital in critical condition following the incident.

Officers responded to a 911 call around 10 p.m. on April 2 at a home near Bonanza Road and Nellis Boulevard. Officials say the subject and the woman had been drinking before he became belligerent and started breaking things.

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The man who was shot attempted to restrain the subject until he calmed down. Police say the subject went into a bedroom and grabbed a gun before shooting his roommates.

That man was brought into custody.

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