North Las Vegas police arrest suspect 2 weeks after man found shot, killed

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police arrested a suspect two weeks after a man was found shot and killed in the northeast valley.

On Thursday, March 14 at around 2:30 p.m., police were called to the 1900 block of Solana Del Norte Way near Lone Mountain Road. Arriving officers found a man believed to be in his late 20s suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medical personnel took the man to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Hospital personnel later pronounced him dead.

Through the investigation, homicide detectives identified Steven Vidana-Garcia, 30, as a suspect in the case.

On March 27, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department police took Vidana-Garcia into custody in the area of Lake Mead Boulevard and Rancho Drive while he was driving a stolen vehicle.

Vidana-Garcia was booked into the Clark County Detention Center where he faces charges of open murder with a deadly weapon, robbery involving a deadly weapon, and burglary while in possession of a deadly weapon.

Vidana-Garcia also faces additional charges of possessing a stolen vehicle, attempted grand larceny of a motor vehicle, false statement to or obstructing a public officer, and reckless driving with a disregard for persons or property.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Friday, March 29.

A booking photo for Vidana-Garcia was not immediately available.

Original News Source Link – KLAS

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