Manhunt ends as police arrest OK Corral homicide suspect - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Manhunt ends as police arrest OK Corral homicide suspect

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Police searched an area near Tree Line Drive and Charleston Boulevard for an armed man on Jan. 26, 2017. (Jen Hurtado/FOX5) Police searched an area near Tree Line Drive and Charleston Boulevard for an armed man on Jan. 26, 2017. (Jen Hurtado/FOX5)
Joel Nuno-Cruz (Source: LVMPD) Joel Nuno-Cruz (Source: LVMPD)
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An armed man, wanted for the homicide at OK Corral last week, was arrested Thursday night following a manhunt in east Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Metro police said a search for 24-year-old Joel Nuno-Cruz began at 4:35 p.m. in the area of Tree Line Drive and East Charleston Boulevard.

According to police, Nuno-Cruz is suspected in the OK Corral homicide from Saturday. The same homicide suspect is accused in a string of robberies that happened this month. The robberies took place between Jan. 7 and Jan. 17.

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The search prompted lockdowns at nearby Goldfarb and Iverson elementary schools. Capt. Ken Young, of CCSD police, said SafeKey programming and custodial staff were affected. No classes were in session.

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