Thursday, March 17, 2005

Las Vegas, Nevada

From Las Vegas‘ of March 17, 2005
Neighbor Claims Self-Defense In Shooting

A woman is dead after a neighbor let her in his Las Vegas apartment and shot her dead when she attacked his wife.

Police say the 24-year-old woman went door-to-door about 9:20 PM last night in a complex (near Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive) in the city's northwest.

The residents of one apartment, a married couple, allowed the woman in thinking she needed help. The woman began rambling incoherently, and displayed a large butcher knife in a threatening manner

Authorities say the man picked up a handgun and ordered the woman to leave. The woman attacked the wife and that's when he shot her.

Detectives interviewed the woman's husband, who explained his wife had been displaying odd behavior over the past two days but that she was not being treated.

Police investigation has determined that the husband acted in self-defense and he was not arrested.

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