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Family of man killed by wife wants answers

Posted at 7:03 AM, Oct 30, 2017

The family of a man killed on Friday on Hassell Avenue in North Las Vegas wants his killer to be charged.

North Las Vegas police have said that the man was shot by his wife in self-defence. At this time, she has not been charged.

The man has been identified by his family as Jamal Jelkes. His mother told 13 Action News that Jamal was a hard-working man and a good father and they don't know anything about possible past cases of domestic violence.

Jamal's mother says he was shot in the back, which means he could not have been the agressor.

Jamal's mother says that what happened is not fair to the family and the kids and they want answers.