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North Vegas PD seeks help identifying suspect who shot, killed security guard

Posted at 1:17 PM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 17:46:43-05

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — North Las Vegas police are asking for help from the public identifying a suspect after a security guard was shot and killed.

The shooting happened on March 6 near Carey Avenue and Revere Street in a developing neighborhood under construction.

Police say, 23-year-old Naajee Johnson was working as a security guard for a construction company, watching over their equipment when he was shot.

Around 9 a.m., officers responded to a 911 call about an unresponsive man inside a vehicle.

When police arrived, they found Johnson inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced Johnson dead on the scene.

Witnesses in the area told police they heard gunshots around 4:00 a.m. but did not report them to the police department.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.