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Suspect arrested in April 2016 shooting death of North Las Vegas man

Raul Lara, 35 (NLVPD/KSNV)

A suspect has been arrested in the April 2016 shooting death of a man in a North Las Vegas neighborhood.

Raul Lara, 35, has been booked into the Clark County Detention Center for one count of conspiracy to commit murder, one count of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon, two counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon, and one count of prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

A 34-year-old North Las Vegas man was found by police with a gunshot wound outside a building on the 2100 block of Carroll Street, near Civic Center Drive and East Lake Mead Boulevard, according to a North Las Vegas Police Department news release. The victim was taken to UMC Trauma, where he died.

Lara was detained Sept. 30 at a residence on the 1800 block of Loida Court, near Clayton Street and West Washburn Road. Detectives with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department assisted NLV police with the arrest.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555, www.crimestoppersofnv.com or text CRIMESNV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). Message and data rates may apply.

Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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