Las Vegas Sun

April 27, 2015

Currently: 61° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account


Alleged gunman arrested in death of 8-year-old girl

Click to enlarge photo

Kenneth Reid

Click to enlarge photo

Marcus Dewayne Larry

North Las Vegas Police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of firing a shot that killed an 8-year-old girl in a dispute over drugs.

Kenneth Reid, 20, is the second man to be arrested in the death of Savanah Bullins, who died June 12 when a bullet went through the wall of her father's second floor apartment at 2112 Sun Ave.

Metro Police on Sunday contacted Reid at a home in the 4600 block of East Monroe Avenue while on a routine call. North Las Vegas Police detectives responded to the address and Reid was arrested, then booked into the North Las Vegas Detection Center on a charge of murder with a deadly weapon.

The other man charged in the girl's death, Marcus Dewayne Larry, 27, of North Las Vegas, was arrested June 24. Police today identified Reid as the alleged gunman.

Authorities said the girl's father apparently was the intended target of the shooting in a dispute over drugs.

Police seized a handgun during Reid's arrest, although it wasn't the gun used in the shooting of Bullins, police said.

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Previous Discussion: comments so far…

Comments are moderated by Las Vegas Sun editors. Our goal is not to limit the discussion, but rather to elevate it. Comments should be relevant and contain no abusive language. Comments that are off-topic, vulgar, profane or include personal attacks will be removed. Full comments policy. Additionally, we now display comments from trusted commenters by default. Those wishing to become a trusted commenter need to verify their identity or sign in with Facebook Connect to tie their Facebook account to their Las Vegas Sun account. For more on this change, read our story about how it works and why we did it.

Only trusted comments are displayed on this page. Untrusted comments have expired from this story.

No trusted comments have been posted.