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Man Arrested in March Killing

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police officers have arrested a man in connection with the March shooting death of man in the 5200 block of Stewart Avenue near Nellis Boulevard.

Akeem Tripp, 20, is facing a charge of murder with the use of a deadly weapon. He was arrested Sunday and is being held at the Clark County Detention Center.

Phillip Hooks died just over a month after being shot in the back of the head and in the back. The Clark County Coroner's Office determined his cause of death was a homicide.

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