Police Detail 9 Minutes Before Vegas Fireball

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Ammar Harris (photo: LVMPD)

Ammar Harris (photo: LVMPD)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson says he’ll consider seeking the death penalty in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and car crash that left three people dead.

Wolfson says the Feb. 21 violence at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo was reckless and disregarded human life.

It took just nine minutes for the dispute at a valet stand to escalate into carnage that tourists compared to a Hollywood action film. Nearly every second was captured by video, audio and witness accounts and detailed in a Las Vegas police report made public after the arrest of Ammar Harris in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Police say Harris opened fire on aspiring rapper Kenneth Wayne Cherry Jr. as he drove off, and Cherry was mortally wounded. Cherry’s Maserati careened into a taxi, killing two others.


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