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UPDATE: OK Corral homicide suspect taken into custody after search

Posted at 5:17 PM, Jan 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 19:13:52-05

UPDATE ON JAN. 27: Las Vegas police have released the report associated with the shooting at the OK Corral.

According to the report, the suspect was identified prior to his arrest by a patrol officer and the woman that he was with prior to the shooting.

The woman asked her niece to call the police after seeing video of the suspect on the news. She told police that Nuno-Cruz was a recent acquaintance and only new him as "Tigrillo." She also said that she had no idea that he had a gun when he went back to the club to reportedly confront the man who had "disrespected" her and him.

UPDATE AT 11:20 PM JAN. 27: The incident has ended and Joel Nuno-Cruz has been taken into custody.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Police set up a perimeter Charleston Boulevard and Tree Line Drive around 4:50 p.m. on Thursday.

Police are currently looking for an armed homicide suspect who fled by jumping from a second-story apartment window. Police have identified the suspect as 24-year-old Joel Nuno-Cruz.

Police said he is wanted in the death of Alberto Sanchez-De La Torre at OK Corral located near Nellis Boulevard and Owens Avenue last Saturday. Police also believe Nuno-Cruz is the suspect in a series of eight robberies.

He is Hispanic, 5'10", hazel eyes and shaved head with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, tan shorts and dark colored hoodie.

Dan Goldfarb Elementary and Mervin Iverson Elementary School are on hard lockdown due to police activity in the area.
13 Action News will post updates once they become available.