Las Vegas police: Suspect identified in 2021 homicide where homeowner shot in backyard
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police identified the suspect in a 2021 homicide in which a homeowner was shot in their backyard.
According to police, the shooting happened around 12:54 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021 in the 3300 block of Denali Preserve Street. Police said a man was found dead in his backyard suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police said the man was awoken by dogs barking. The man stepping into the backyard where he was shot by an unknown suspect.
LVMPD said after investigation, 25-year-old Clayton Perkins was identified as the suspect in the shooting. Jail records show Perkins is currently being held at Henderson Detention Center on obstructing a police officer. LVMPD said Perkins will be transferred to Clark County Detention Center to face a murder charge.
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