The Clark County coroner’s office Wednesday identified the Las Vegas man killed in a triple shooting on Saturday.
Jake Cortez, 27, died from a gunshot wound to the left leg, according to the coroner’s office. His death was ruled a homicide.
Cortez and two others were shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of North Christy Lane, near Owens Avenue. Cortez was taken to North Vista Hospital where he later died. The two other people suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.
Vladimir Pourett, 22, was arrested in the shooting. Police said he shot the three people after a dispute over a friend’s rifle, according to a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report.
Pourett is due in court on June 20, court records show. He remains in custody without bail, according to jail records.