Vegas shooting suspect arrested: Ammar Harris, the alleged shooter of aspiring rapper Kenny Clutch on the Las Vegas Strip, was arrested in North Hollywood.
The prime suspect in the Las Vegas car-to-car shooting that killed an up-and-coming rapper, causing a fatal crash was arrested on Thursday, authorities said.
Ammar Harris, 26, who appeared in a video on YouTube bragging amount the amount of money he made, surrendered to police and federal agents in a North Hollywood apartment, Reuters reported. Harris has a long criminal history, including arrests for sexual assault, kidnapping, and robbery.
“We can confirm that the LAPD-FBI task force arrested a fugitive from Las Vegas wanted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department,” Los Angeles police spokesman Lieutenant Andy Neiman told the news agency.
When police knocked on the door to the apartment, a woman answered the door and authorities found Harris inside, reported The Associated Press.
Harris last week allegedly shot at the Maserati of rapper Kenny Clutch, born Kenneth Cherry Jr., leaving him mortally wounded and sent his car careening into a taxi. The cab driver and passenger were killed in the collision.
Cherry and Harris apparently argued in the valet area at a Las Vegas Strip resort just moments before the incident, AP reported.
Las Vegas police said they located all three women who were in the car with Harris after finding Tineesha Lashun Howard, described as a “person of interest,” in another state late on Wednesday.
In a video that appeared on YouTube, Harris was shown flashing wads of $100 bills in what appeared to be an attempt to impress other, unnamed individuals.
“I’m in my bathroom as you can see,” he said, and added that “we’re gonna call that the countin’ game,” while holding a mass bills in one hand. “I got another bag,” he said.
A funeral was held for Michael Boldon, the cab driver who died in the crash on Wednesday.
“I thought that kind of stuff happened to other people, other families,” his brother Tehran Boldon told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “I never thought it would happen to our family.
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