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Suspect arrested in fatal apartment shooting

Molly Waldron

Suspect arrested in fatal apartment shooting

CREATED Aug. 13, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 21-year-old man is behind bars after a fatal shooting at an apartment complex early Friday morning.

Police arrested Anton Louis in connection with a murder at a complex on Twain near Swenson.

The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. when police say an altercation broke out. Witnesses told police someone fired a shot into the air, striking a man standing in front of his second-story apartment. 

Detectives began questioning witnesses and searching for the gunman. Louis was arrested at about 3 p.m. Friday. He was taken to Clark County Detention Center and charged with murder.

The victim of the shooting was later identified as 28-year-old Derrion Banks. The coroner's office said he died of a gunshot wound to the chest and arm.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call 385-5555.

 

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