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Man accused of firing on reality TV show film crew identified

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Carlos Barron


North Las Vegas Police today identified a 40-year-old man who they say opened fire on a reality TV show crew in his neighborhood Monday after becoming angry that a van was parked in front of his house.

Authorities said the incident happened about 9:45 p.m. in the 2900 block of Vigilante Court, near Losee Road and Centennial Parkway.

Police said Carlos Barron began yelling at the van's occupants from a second-story window and then went outside to demand they move the van, at which point he allegedly struck the driver.

The TV crew, which was filming as a vehicle belonging to the man's neighbor was being repossessed as part of the show "Repo Games," went to help the van's driver, police said.

Barron then allegedly pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired multiple shots at the seven-person crew, police said. No one was injured.

The crew fled the area and called police. By the time officers arrived, Barron had barricaded himself inside his home, police said.

More than two hours later, Barran left through a rear window and jumped a wall in his backyard onto Azure Avenue and tried to run, police said.

A police dog apprehended Barron after he refused commands from officers, authorities said. He suffered minor injuries during the arrest.

Barron was booked into the North Las Vegas Detention Center in connection with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, aiming or discharging a firearm where a person might be in danger and obstructing a police officer.

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