LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The third victim of a gunman who fatally shot three women and a dog in a North Las Vegas apartment complex, has been identified.

According to the Clark County Coroner, the third victim has been identified as Tiffany Mawhorter, a 42-year-old, who died of a perforating gunshot wound to the neck. Her manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

North Las Vegas Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the 2200 block of East Nelson Avenue on Tuesday, March 12. During a 911 call, a dispatcher reported hearing shots being fired in the background.

Officers arriving at the scene encountered an armed man – identified as Edward Brooks, 43 – who approached them and ignored multiple commands to drop his weapon. Two officers fired at the man, striking and killing him.

During a search of nearby apartments, officers discovered the bodies of three adult females and a dog. A child was also found unharmed.


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