LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
Medical Examiners have actually determined an employee of the Venetian who was eliminated by a colleague throughout a work celebration shooting at Sundown Park Sunday. Another person was critically injured.
According to the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace, 54-year-old Mia Banks passed away in the shooting. The manner was ruled a murder.
Officers responded to the scene about 6 p.m. The suspect, determined as Anthony Wrobel, 42, walked up to a picnic table where numerous hotel workers were at, and shot and eliminated Banks while hurting a male, determined as Hector Rodriguez, cops said. Rodriguez was required to Dawn Health center in critical condition.
Wrobel then ran to the parking area and left in a black and purple Dodge Charger, police said. The vehicle was later on situated in the terminal three parking lot at McCarran Airport.
Officers on scene said the shooting was workplace violence. The victims remained in the park at a party for employees of the Venetian, authorities said. At least one of the victims is a hotel executive, authorities stated. Wrobel is likewise employed at the residential or commercial property, police stated. Police think Wrobel, who was referred to as “dissatisfied,” particularly targeted the staff members.
Wrobel is a current employee at the Venetian, police said. He had been employed at the Venetian for 14 years.
Wrobel was more described by authorities as standing 5’9″ high and weighing about 197 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Eastern Opportunity was shut down from Sundown Road to Warm Springs while authorities examined.
The Las Vegas Sands Corporation launched a statement Monday that specified:
We can verify there was an occurrence this night at Sunset Park including our staff member. The Venetian group is working carefully with Las Vegas City on the examination.
The Las Vegas Sands Corporation launched an additional declaration on Tuesday that checked out:
It is with fantastic grief we share that on Sunday night throughout a staff member picnic at Sunset Park 2 of our staff member in the casino department were shot in what appears to be a targeted act of violence. Mia Banks, vice president of casino operations, did not endure her injuries and Hector Rodriguez, executive director of table games, is getting treatment at a local hospital for injuries sustained during the occurrence.
Mia Banks was among our starting employee and had been with The Venetian household because 1999. Hector Rodriguez is also a founding team member of The Venetian. Mia and Hector have become part of the fabric of The Venetian given that our opening. They have actually shown the absolute best of The Venetian and The Palazzo as leaders and as members of our Las Vegas community.
Our hearts are with both families, and everybody who has actually been affected by this ridiculous act of violence. We are honoring the families’ requests for personal privacy throughout this difficult time.
Sorrow therapy sessions will be offered throughout the week to assist our employee.
While this was an isolated off-site incident, the safety and security of our employee, our visitors and our residential or commercial property is our greatest top priority and we will continue with heightened security procedures as we work carefully with Las Vegas City on this active investigation. Anybody with knowledge of this event need to call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
Las Vegas Metro cops advised anyone with info about the incident to call them at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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