Monday, Aug. 17, 2015|10:05 p.m.
. A teen will certainly be tried as an adult as he deals with charges in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old lady outside her work environment in April.
Chris Brown, who was 15 at the time of the shooting, was jailed on counts of murder with a lethal weapon, conspiracy to dedicate murder with a deadly weapon and two counts of tried murder with a deadly weapon after 24-year-old Las Vegas resident Cassandra Lee Cassidy was fatally shot April 17.
He was accredited as an adult Monday, according to the Clark County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
Cassidy was pulling into the driveway of 1355 Westwind Road, outside an alcohol and rehabilitation center where she worked near Jones and Charleston boulevards, when she was approached by 2 females who said they needed help, according to City Cops.
The women told cops they had been riding with three male suspects in a white, two-door car, according to a police report.
One of the female witnesses told cops the males were expected to be giving the pair a trip to her daddy’s home however were simply driving around instead, the report stated.
The women told police they got out of the automobile and realized at least one suspect had a weapon, authorities stated.
That’s when the girls ran away and hid in a lawn prior to approaching Cassidy and asking for her help, according to the report.
Among the females was able to call her dad from Cassidy’s cellular phone before the suspects’ automobile brought up, and one suspect opened fire, authorities stated.
Cassidy was struck and the 2 females left, looking for help, cops said. Cassidy was later transferred to University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
With the general public’s aid and the release of video taken by among the females, cops found a Facebook page coming from Brown’s mom.
On April 22, she took Brown to the police headquarters to give up, according to the report.
Cops say Brown’s mother told them she dropped her child off at Bonanza High School on April 16, but he didn’t go to class. She said he escaped, however she found him April 20 and took him house, police stated.
Brown is scheduled for an arraignment Aug. 24.
Michael De Angelo Scott, 21, was booked May 17 into the Clark County Detention Center in connection with the case. He faces charges liking murder with a lethal weapon and two counts of tried murder with a fatal weapon, and a jury trial is set up for 9 a.m. Nov. 2.