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Teen arrested in east Las Vegas homicide

Updated June 28, 2022 - 3:24 pm

An 18-year-old was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting last week in east Las Vegas.

Alonzo Brown was booked on one count of murder and two counts of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, according to jail records.

Brown was arrested in the death of Josue Chaparro-Montalvo, 36, who was shot early Thursday near East Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators believe Brown and Chaparro-Montalvo were in a fight when Brown opened fire and ran off.

It was unclear Tuesday how Brown was identified as a suspect.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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