Deadly Shooting Rocks North Las Vegas Apartment Complex, Suspect Captured


A tragic shooting at a North Las Vegas apartment complex in the 300 block of Casa Norte Drive left five people dead and a 13-year-old girl fighting for her life in critical condition. The suspect, 57-year-old Eric Adams, has been identified as “extremely dangerous” and is no longer a threat to the community, according to police.

The shooting was reported around 10 p.m. and responding officers discovered two women, one in her 40s and one in her 50s, dead from apparent gunshot wounds on the second floor. A third victim, the 13-year-old girl, was also found in the apartment and transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Further investigation revealed three additional shooting victims in the apartment below, including two women in their mid-20s and a man in his early 20s, who also succumbed to their injuries.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or online.

Caroline Bleakley
Caroline Bleakley
Digital Reporter. Caroline is an award-winning online journalist with 25+ years in the television broadcast and web content business. She grew up in Alaska but has lived in Las Vegas for three decades.

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