LAS VEGAS - An 18-year-old woman told police she was able to escape from her alleged kidnappers after she was pulled out of a vehicle and punched and kicked.
According to the arrest report for the four suspects, the victim said she managed to get on feet. As she was running away, she heard two to four gunshots and believed her captors were trying to kill her. She made it to the front of an apartment complex where she saw a police car and ran for help.
The woman suffered cuts and broken facial bones during the beating.
The incident happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 5 on Rainbow Boulevard near Smoke Ranch Road.
Samaya Bailey, 18, Shamar Beard, 19, Kyle Elkins-Beach, 18 and Willie Lomas, 19 are facing charges of kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, battery with substantial bodily harm and conspiracy to commit battery.
All appeared in court Friday morning. Bail was set at $100,000 for all but Elkins-Beach whose bail was set at $50,000.
According to the report, the victim met Samaya Bailey and went to drink with her at her room at the MGM Hotel & Casino. Later, Shamar Beard entered the room pulled a gun and stole $300 from the victim. The victim was then forced into an SUV where there were two other suspects identified as Kyle Elkins-Beach and Willie Lomas.
She was taken to a Motel 6 where she was staying with her boyfriend. The suspects entered her room there and stole her possessions, the report said. The victim told police she was then told her boyfriend would have to pay a ransom to get her back.
Her boyfriend used a phone application to track and follow the suspect vehicle to the apartment complex. It was at the complex, the victim was pulled out of the SUV in the parking lot and beaten before she was able to run away, the report said.
Police were able to locate the SUV and the suspects who were in a vacant apartment. They attempted to run from police but were taken into custody.
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