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*** UPDATE***Henderson Police Arrest Murder Suspect

October 08, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT KATRINA FARRELL, (702) 267-4596

Henderson, Nev. - Henderson Detectives identified 18-year-old Gemari Carter, as the suspect in this case. 

On October 5, 2020, an arrest warrant was approved for Carter’s arrest for the charge of Open Murder with a Deadly Weapon.  

On October 8, 2020, Carter was taken into custody and booked into the Henderson Detention Center on one count of Open Murder with a Deadly Weapon. His booking photo is attached.

This case has not been adjudicated; therefore, no further details will be released at this time.

Original release: October 3, 2020

Henderson, Nev. – On October 2nd, 2020 at approximately 5:30 P.M., the City of Henderson Police and Fire Department responded to the 200 block of South Gibson Road to a report of shots being fired.

Officers arrived on scene to discover a 39-year-old white male adult with apparent gunshot wounds. Henderson Fire transported the victim to Sunrise trauma where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim arrived at the suspects residence to retrieve his property when the suspect shot the victim multiple times. The suspect fled the scene in a white four door Porsche; the vehicle was later found abandoned. 

The suspect is described as a black male adult of unknown age.

As this is an open investigation, no further details will be provided at this time.

This is being investigated as the eighth homicide for the City of Henderson for 2020.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Please contact Officer Katrina Farrell, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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