14-year-old suspected in July killing, police say

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A 14-year-old has been arrested successful transportation with a Las Vegas homicide, the 2nd clip a juvenile has been arrested connected execution charges this year.

]The unnamed teen is suspected successful the July 31 shooting of Faris Martinez, 49, connected the 1100 artifact of Toni Avenue, adjacent Maryland Parkway and Tropicana Avenue.

Las Vegas constabulary declined to supply an apprehension study for the child, citing his age, but online homicide logs maintained by the section accidental the shooter was a 14-year-old boy.

Martinez was recovered successful an alley suffering from gunshot wounds. He died soon aft astatine Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.

The suspected shooter is the 2nd 14-year-old arrested this twelvemonth by the Metropolitan Police Department successful transportation with fatal shootings, according to the department’s homicide log.

Police fishy Raymond Roseby, 28, was fatally changeable by a 14-year-old lad Aug. 8 connected the 4900 artifact of South Maryland Parkway, adjacent Flamingo Road.

A full of six teenagers, including 3 17-year-olds, are suspected successful Las Vegas homicides truthful acold this year, according to Metro homicide logs.

In 2019, District Attorney Steve Wolfson told the Review-Journal helium believed Miguel Magallon, 14-year-old fishy successful a 2018 pack shooting, mightiness person been the youngest idiosyncratic ever charged with execution successful Clark County.

It remained unclear if either of the 14-year-old arrested this twelvemonth person been charged arsenic adults arsenic of Tuesday.

Contact Sabrina Schnur astatine sschnur@reviewjournal.com oregon 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur connected Twitter.

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