Second man arrested in Las Vegas hotel slaying

Las Vegas police arrested a second man in a Nov. 18 slaying at an extended stay hotel in the south valley.

Travon Miles, 32, was booked at Clark County Detention Center on Wednesday on an arrest warrant, jail records show. He was arrested on charges of murder with a deadly weapon, robbery with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and burglary with a deadly weapon.

Miles is accused in the shooting death of Michael Phelan, 32.

According to an arrest report, Phelan dropped off his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at the Emerald Suites, 9145 Las Vegas Blvd. S., when he invited two men into one of the apartments about 2:30 p.m.

The report states a witness saw Phelan attempt a drug deal with the two men. Phelan took out a bag of marijuana when the two men drew guns, the witness said. Phelan tried to draw a weapon, and gunfire erupted.

Donald Taylor, 28, was booked Nov. 19 on charges of murder with a deadly weapon and robbery with a deadly weapon.

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