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October 19, 2017

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1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside restaurant

Carim Cruz

Carim Cruz

A woman was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of a west valley restaurant, according to Metro Police.

A man, identified as Carim Cruz, 27, showed up to a large party​ at a restaurant in the 9700 block of Flamingo Road and got into a verbal confrontation with several people, police said.

The argument escalated into a fight in the parking lot, and Cruz got into a dark blue Mercedes-Benz sedan, police said. He drove by the crowd gathered outside and fired multiple shots, police said.

Two women were hit by the gunfire, which was reported at 2:37 a.m.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was taken to University Medical Center, where she was in unknown condition, police said.

Cruz, who police identified as a suspect, has not been located.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro’​s homicide section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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