On 12/6/18 at approximately 3:00 p.m. Mesquite Police were called to a local residence regarding possible shots being fired. Arriving officers began investigating and determined a male identified as Juan Luis Navarro had driven to the residence, exited the vehicle, and fired multiple rounds from a handgun into a residence.
Nobody was injured during the shooting incident. Navarro fled the area once officers began searching for him. The victims in the incident are known to the suspect and were specifically targeted.
Detectives have continued investigating and following leads on Navarro’s whereabouts since the incident. On 12/14/18, Navarro was arrested in Las Vegas by Las Vegas Metro Police on illegal drugs and a firearms charge.
Mesquite Detectives have filed the following formal criminal charges on Navarro; Five felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, five felony counts of discharging a firearm into a structure, one felony count of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and five misdemeanor counts of discharging a firearm on public streets.
Navarro will remain in custody in the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Nevada.
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