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Vegas Strip Murder Suspect Arrested in L.A.

4:25 PM, Feb 28, 2013   |    comments
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers investigate the site of what is being described as a gun battle between shooters in vehicles along the Las Vegas Strip on February 21, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to reports gunshots were fired between a black SUV and a Maserati, causing the Maserati to crash into a taxi that burst into flames. Five vehicles were involved in the subsequent crash with the Maserati driver and two people in the taxi being killed. (Photo by David Becker/Gett
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Michael Winter, USA TODAY

Police have arrested the man suspected of killing three people last week during a pre-dawn shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, the Las Vegas Sun reports.

Ammar Harris, 26, was arrested at an associate's home in Los Angeles about noon PT (3 p.m. ET), the Sun says, citing sources.

He was charged with three counts of murder after police said fired gunshots from a Range Rover into a Maserati about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 21 as the vehicles sped along up the main drag of casinos and hotels.

The driver of the Maserati, Kenneth Cherry Jr., an aspiring rapper from Oakland, Calif., lost control and ran a red light, crashing into a taxi that burst into flames. The cab driver and a passenger were killed.


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