North Las Vegas Homicide

North Las Vegas police said a man was shot dead in a home on Tuesday night.

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Family members identified 48-year-old Michael Jamerson as the man who was killed in Tuesday’s homicide inside a home in North Las Vegas.

Just before 7 p.m. on May 14, Jamerson’s 12-year-old son called police and told them he was in the shower at their home near Lone Mountain and Losee roads when he heard a loud noise, possibly a gun shot.

“He was an amazing father,” the boy’s mother, Sarah said. She did not share her last name.

“There is a 12-year-old boy who lost his father. He found his dad was shot and killed.”

The boy split his time equally with Jamerson and Sarah, she said.

According to police, it is unknown who the shooter was, or how they gained entry into the house. The boy is not a suspect at this time.

This was not the first time police responded to Jamerson's home.

In Nov. 2016, police responded to Jamerson's home for a shooting.

Police confirmed that case also involved Jamerson as the victim. Officers never made an arrest in the case and said it was still open.

"It's alarming hearing that this happened again," Sarah said. Sarah said she could not think of anyone looking to hurt Jamerson. "He would never put any of his children in danger."

The Clark County Coroner's Office confirmed Jamerson's identity as the victim, saying he died from a gunshot wound to his head. 

Copyright 2019 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.