LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — JULY 21 UPDATE: Police are describing the recent shooting of the homeless man as a “thrill killing.”
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Lt. Ray Spencer said during a press conference that videos of the 2 shootings were found on 21-year-old Noah Green’s cellphone.
One video showed the homeless man being shot in the head while he was sleeping and other showed Green shooting a man in the chest while walking his dog.
A jogger found the homeless man after the shooting. The shooting was caught on a nearby surveillance camera. The police say they launched an “exhaustive investigation” because of the unprovoked attack.
The man walking the dog was shot near Green’s apartments. Initially, it was believed that the man might also die and homicide detectives were called in. One of those detectives believed the shootings was similar.
The police were eventually able to identify Green as a suspect and arrest him.
UPDATE: On July 18, Spring Valley Area Command officers and detectives assisted homicide detectives in taking 21-year-old Noah Green into custody.
Green was booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of Open Murder with the Use of a Deadly Weapon, and one count of Attempted Murder.
Las Vegas police are scheduled to share an update at 1 p.m. on what they call a "significant arrest" in a homicide investigation.
The department says the arrest involves someone accused of participating in two violent incidents in the valley. No other information was immediately available.
Watch the update below.