LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The suspect accused of killing the driver found dead behind the wheel earlier this week, was taken into custody on Thursday.

42-year-old Tony Archuleta was taken into custody on March 7, and booked on charges of open murder.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received an initial report of a vehicle crashing into a “structure” in the 4400 block of East Lone Mountain Road around 12:41 a.m. Arriving officers located the driver, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was later pronounced deceased by medical personnel at the scene.

Police determined that the victim was “followed by an unknown vehicle” before the shooting.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at [email protected]. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at


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