Suspected NLV gunman in murder-suicide ID'd - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Suspected NLV gunman in murder-suicide ID'd

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Authorities released the name of a person believed to have shot a man and a woman before turning the gun on himself.

Alberto Gutierrez, Jr., 44, died of a gunshot wound to the head as a result of suicide, the Clark County Coroner's office said.

North Las Vegas police are investigating Gutierrez's role in a double shooting that led to the death of one of the victims.

Hamlet Similien, 22, died from a gunshot to the head as a result of a homicide on Nov. 13, the coroner's office also reported.

Similien was one of two people who were shot by a gunman in the 3100 block of Plumwood Lane about 8:30 p.m., NLV police said.

Police searched the complex for a suspect, even employing the use of a Special Weapons and Tactical team.

Police later found Gutierrez dead, authorities said.

The other wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in critical condition.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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