On Saturday night, a teenage individual was fatally shot at the Platinum Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas. The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 17-year-old Omarion Marques Wilson, a student at Legacy High School in North Las Vegas and part of the school’s football team. Following the shooting, Wilson was rushed to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy revealed that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest, and the incident was determined to be a homicide. As of Wednesday, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.
On Monday afternoon, an unnamed woman was assaulted on Las Vegas Boulevard with an axe, leaving her with a head wound. However, she declined to seek medical treatment. The assailant and victim did not know each other previously, and as of Wednesday, no suspect has been apprehended.
Additionally, two men were booked in jail on Thursday on charges of soliciting a child and luring a person under 16 with a computer to commit a sex act. Both of them, Bronson Floyd Hayes and Sergio Francisco Bautista, were released from custody on Wednesday. The investigation was conducted by Homeland Security Investigations, Clark County School Police, and Las Vegas City Marshalls, led by investigators from the Nevada Attorney General’s office.
Finally, on Wednesday, Clark County firefighters will take part in a training exercise at The High Roller, located on the Las Vegas Strip between Flamingo and Spring Mountain roads. The drill will help local firefighters prepare for potential emergencies, and no real danger will be present.