Detectives Seek Information About Mid-Day Murder on E. Harmon Ave.
On Friday, February 22, 2013 at approximately 11:43 a.m., the LVMPD dispatch center received a 9-1-1 call from citizens in the 1500 block of East Harmon Avenue. Witnesses explained that a 20 year old male had been shot by suspects who were driving away from the scene in an older white SUV that was occupied by four males. Officers arrived and found a black male who was suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by emergency medical services to Sunrise Hospital where he died from his injuries.
Two of the suspects are described as:
1) A black male adult, 25-30 years of age who wore dark colored clothing with a black hooded top. His height and weight were not described by witnesses.
2) A Light skinned black or Polynesian male adult, 20-30 years of age with dark braided shoulder length hair. He was last seen wearing dark jeans, a white hooded top, and carried a handgun in his waistband. His height and weight are not known.
Detectives are also seeking a physical description of the two additional males inside the vehicle. The SUV is described as a 2002-2004 white Dodge Durango bearing Nevada license plates and very dark tinted windows. The motive for the shooting is unknown.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police De partment Office of Public Information 400-B S. Martin L. King Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106 Office (702) 828 -3394 Fax (702) 828 -1550
Douglas C. Gillespie, Sheriff
February 22, 2013
The identity of the victim, as well as the exact cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department- Homicide section @ (702) 828-3521 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit www.CrimeStoppersOfNV.com . Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.