UPDATE: The suspect in this incident has been identified as 28-year-old Armondo Dangerfield. He was arrested July 31 in Mesa, Arizona and will be extradited to Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man who attempted to shoot someone, only to fail due to a firearm malfunction.
On July 24, the suspect was said to have approached a person who had just arrived home in an attempt to rob them. As the victim was fleeing the scene, the suspect reportedly chased them down with a firearm. However, police said the firearm failed, and the suspect was able to get away.
This incident occurred at a residence near the 2800 block of Faiss Drive, in the west valley.
The suspect has been described by police as a Black male, 18-25 years old, last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark pants, and white athletic shoes. His vehicle is a newer-model black sedan with black wheels and dark tinted windows.