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Man arrested in connection with July homicide

Updated March 1, 2023 - 4:52 pm

A man has been arrested in connection with a July homicide in the northeast Las Vegas Valley.

Erec Jimenez, 44, was arrested in Arizona and booked on a count of open murder. He is pending extradition back to Las Vegas, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Jimenez allegedly shot 31-year-old Juan Rodriguez around noon on July 31. Rodriguez was found dead in the driver seat of a vehicle in the 4900 block of East Cartier Avenue, near Nellis Boulevard and Carey Avenue.

No further information was available.

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