Two suspects arrested in connection with death of man found shot dead in car

Two suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of a man who was found shot in a car near Desert Inn Road and Interstate 15, Las Vegas police said.

At about 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 23, officers found Christopher Allen Downie, 23, in the passenger seat of an Oldsmobile Cutlass suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement.

Downie was taken to University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries, the statement said. The vehicle’s driver was not injured, police said.

Angelica Echevarria, 26, was arrested in a residence on the 1800 block of Metallic Court and Osbelio Cordoba, 26, was arrested at a hotel on the 100 block of Third Street. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident by detectives of the Criminal Apprehension Team, police said.

Contact Raven Jackson at or 702-383-0381. Follow her on Twitter @ravenmjackson.

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