Justin Gaines. (LVMPD)

Justin Gaines. (LVMPD)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A father traveled to Las Vegas to help his son with eviction problems before he was fatally shot, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Justin Gaines, 30, was arrested by Arizona State Troopers at a rest stop in San Simon, AZ on Dec. 16. According to LVMPD, Gaines was suspected of killing his father on Dec. 15.

A father traveled to Las Vegas to help his son with eviction problems before he was fatally shot, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Roy Gaines, 66, was found dead in a home in the 5000 block of Sagelyn Street, near Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway. Police said Roy's wife and other son flew in from California to look for him and found him dead inside the home.

According to police, Roy's wife and Justin's mother called police around 9 a.m. Dec. 15 to report she hadn't heard from Roy or Justin in a while. She said Roy had traveled to Las Vegas because her son Justin was being evicted and he requested help from his parents. The woman had last heard from Roy around 3 p.m. on Dec. 14, the report said.

The mother said Justin served time in a California prison several years ago, the report said. She said her son developed paranoia and anger toward herself and Roy after he was released from prison, according to the arrest report.

According to court records, Justin was not granted bail. His next hearing was set for Feb. 10.

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(17) comments

Paris

A lot of facts are missing from this article. So many, it's impossible to really tell what the real story here is.

beavis

Facts! Don't worry, the usual suspects will fill in the blanks.

Paris

The only blanks I see are the ones you continue to shoot in these threads.

yoozernaymez

LOL. It's his indoctrination reflex. Serious misfires because he believes the MSM lies.

Mediumjeep

Loser thug who appears to look stoned,guess he’ll be enjoying a complete free hot meals celebrating mlk day locked up with his homeboys!

beavis

Your street talk is such a turn on! I bet all the guys at the corner video poker want to snuggle with you!

george strong

A race of monsters.

beavis

You never got past simple groupings in elementary school, did you?

yoozernaymez

No wonder most of their fathers bail on them early. This one actually tried to step up and look how he's treated! If the DP is off the table, at least lock up the thug and throw away the key!

beavis

I would try to explain the concept that the suspect had a history of mental illness ("paranoia") but then I would have to explain competency and that is just too much work. Ramble on, sir.

Paris

Yeah because the mother is a medical professional and was able to diagnose her son's condition. (/sarc)

beavis

sure

yoozernaymez

You can't explain anything with your head up your butt. See what I did there? Or should I explain it to you?

Paris

These self-righteous, self-appointed indignants (sic) always think they're the smartest person in the room. I met many of their kind in college. Pompous windbags who don't have a clue as to how ridiculous they actually look.

jeezlouise

Another neck tattooed murderer probably released from prison "for his health" kills another innocent person, his own father. Thanks Sisolak you corrupt p ig.

beavis

You have so much more information on this than what is in the article! It is like you have access to facts that we, the common public, do not.. Or, maybe it is the opposite :)

beavis

Wait, I'm confused. You are blaming Sisolak for the release of the suspect from a California prison. How does that work, Obi Wan?

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