Metro identifies suspect who allegedly shot, killed man near Fort Apache and Grand Teton

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police has identified the man accused of shooting and killing someone in a gated community in the northwest.

Officers arrested 62-year-old Jim Davis for the alleged crime.  According to police, shortly before 7:20 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Crownbeard Street and Swamp Rose Avenue near N. Fort Apache Road and Grand Teton Drive to investigate a report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive man lying in the street. The man was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

Medical personnel arrived shortly after and pronounced the man dead.  Davis was also at the scene. Metro said he called 9-1-1.  

According to Metro Police, the initial investigation indicated the victim had been in a vehicle driving in front of the Davis' vehicle when Davis started to honk at the victim.

As they pulled into the gated community, the victim stopped his vehicle, got out of the car, and approached Davis’ window.  Davis then fired one round from a handgun, striking the victim. 

Davis was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center on where he faces one count of murder. 

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com. 


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