LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Two suspects in custody for an attack on a Las Vegas homeless encampment that left two people dead moved closer to a trial date Tuesday morning.
31-year-old Cristobal Perez faced his initial appearance in Justice Court. Perez faces a long list of charges including multiple counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon, murder, and conspiracy to commit murder. Prosecutors say he and his co-defendant, 21-year-old Kylee Au Young, plotted the December 1st shooting in advance. Three people were injured in addition to those killed in the attack.
During Tuesday’s hearing, the judge assigned him a public defender. Perez then waived his right to a hearing within 15 days. He’ll return to court on February 21st at 9 am. In the meantime, he’ll continue to be held without bail.
Au Young also was appointed a public defender. She too will be held without bail until her next appearance, which is also on February 21st.
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