Arrest made in Halloween night shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — An arrest was made in the Halloween night shooting death of a 17-year-old, police said.

According to a release from the North Las Vegas Police Department, a suspect was identified and arrested in the case. He was only identified as a 16-year-old male. While no more information was immediately available about the suspect, police said he faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon, discharging a firearm at an occupied vehicle, and being a minor in possession of a firearm.

North Las Vegas Police officers were called to the area of Shadow Oak and Spotted Pony drives at around 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2022. Arriving officers found SeMauri Norris-Johnson, 17, who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

<em>SeMauri Norris-Johnson (Maureisha Johnson)</em>
SeMauri Norris-Johnson (Maureisha Johnson)

Investigators believed that a group of teenage boys wearing ski masks exited a vehicle and approached two trick-or-treaters. One of the trick-or-treaters fired at the group, hitting and killing Norris-Johnson.

The trick-or-treaters left the scene before police arrived. According to the NLVPD, the two are described as “juvenile males,” one wearing all black, a red backpack, and a black ski mask. The other was wearing a white “Scream” mask.

Investigators ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111. Additionally, those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or via the organization’s website.

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