Las Vegas man indicted in drug deal slaying

A 21-year-old Las Vegas man was indicted Friday in a fatal shooting that occurred more than a year ago.

Police have said Zuri Burton, who faces murder, robbery and drug charges, shot 35-year-old Sterling Nitsuma in August 2013.

Burton had arranged to buy marijuana from Nitsuma at a home near Torrey Pines Drive and Craig Road before Nitsuma was shot in the head, according to police.

Burton was ordered held without bail.

Contact reporter David Ferrara at or 702-380-1039. Find him on Twitter: @randompoker.

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