LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
Police said a lady implicated of eliminating a man in a domestic-related shooting shot herself a during traffic stop Monday early morning.
Las Vegas City police officers responded to the shooting at 5:17 a.m. in the 100 block of Sacramento Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Lamb Boulevard.
Authorities stated a man in his 20s and a lady, determined as Alisha Rucker, got into an argument in front of a house. Throughout the argument, Rucker shot the guy in the face and left in a 2007 Chevy Impala. When police got here to the house, they found a male dead in the driveway and Rucker, was gone.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police stated.
Police said the shooting was not random and the set were pals.
“I understand she was frightened when she shot him,” Markita Banks, Rucker’s sister stated. “She was shaking in the space, like ‘I shot him.'”
The last time Banks saw her little sis Alisha was prior to 5:00 a.m. on Monday. Banks said she awakened to gunshots and her sister panicking after she stated she shot her good friend in the head.
That’s when Banks called authorities
“I told the detective,” stated Banks. “I think she’s going to attempt and injure herself.”
Before authorities could arrive, Rucker left your house, got in the vehicle with another man, and repelled.
Roughly two hours after Las Vegas City police asked other agencies to be on the lookout for Rucker in the Chevy Impala, Nevada Highway Patrol received a report of a reckless driver matching the description, according to NHP Trooper Travis Smaka. A cannon fodder spotted the vehicle on Interstate 15 and Flamingo Road at 8:03 a.m. The vehicle was stoppeded at 8:06 a.m. at a Chevron near Russell Roadway and Polaris Opportunity.
“There was radio traffic concerning that the subject was not following commands,” Nevada Highway Patrol Public Details Officer Travis Smaka stated. “We were going to treat it as a barricaded subject.”
“Cannon fodders on scene observed a firearm being held by the female subject,” Smaka said.
At 8:12 a.m., Rucker shot herself in the head throughout the traffic stop, police stated. She was taken to University Medical Center in vital condition.
She was booked in absentia for murder with a fatal weapon.
Police also inform us they have reached the male who was driving the vehicle, however have actually not stated whether he will be charged.
The scene was caught on video by Kevin Ralston.”I heard the gunshot,” Ralston stated. “I saw [cops] run over to the automobile.”
Authorities said Rucker shot herself in the head, which left her household questioning what will follow.
“They didn’t even tell me she was shot in the head,” Banks said. “I had to check out that online.” Rucker was hospitalized in critical condition at UMC trauma and will be booked on absentia for murder with a deadly weapon.
Banks said her sibling just recently bought the weapon and passed her CCW permit class. She included that her sister was 21 years of ages despite cops specifying she was 20.
This occurrence marked the 3rd fatal shooting cops responded to in the previous seven hours. One person was shot in the car park of a McDonald’s near Blue Diamond and Valley View Boulevard. Authorities stated another woman tried a murder-suicide near Arville and Twain.Anybody with info was advised to contact City’s Murder Section at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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