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Man arrested for fatal March shooting at Sunrise Apartments

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Updated: 11/19/2012 2:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – A person has been arrested for a shooting in March at Sunrise Apartments that resulted in a man’s death.

According to a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department report, Akeem Tripp, 20, shot Phillip Hooks, 29, several times March 4 after an argument with Hooks and his former girlfriend, who was then Tripp’s girlfriend.

Hooks was transported to University Medical Center, where he died April 7.

A neighbor in October told Metro detectives that Tripp admitted to the shooting, according to the report.



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