HENDERSON, Neveda — A suspect has been arrested in associated to a road-rage shooting accident on Sunday evening, September 10, in a Henderson neighborhood, hitting an old man in the leg.
The 26-year-old Aaron Keit was arrested on the following day, on early Monday morning, September 11, according to a City of Henderson Police Department news release.
The Henderson Police Department received a reports at about 6:45 P.M. on Sunday that a suspected person had fired several gunshots into another automotive vehicle during a road rage incident in the location of Pacific and Van Wagenen. The 77-year-old victim driver evidently sustained a gunshot wound to his right leg and was brought to the Sunrise Hospital where he was given medical care for his wounds. The suspect in the incident abruptly fled off the crime scene.
Using all the detailed information provided by multiple witnesses, the Henderson Police followed up on leads and pinpointed and identified Aaron Keit as the other motorist and individual who fired the gun.
The City of Henderson Police reportedly arrested Keith around 2:50 early morning without any incident at his Las Vegas home. During the arrest at his residence, a handgun was recuperated that is believed by the authority to be the firearm used in the incident.
The suspect is being held at the City of Henderson Detention Center on charges of battery with a dangerously life-threatening firearm resulting in ample bodily harm and discharging a weapon into an occupied motor vehicle, both felony charges.
Anyone with information in related to this case is urged to contact the City of Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4911 or 3-1-1. And to remain anonymous, witnesses are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555, www.crimestoppersofnv.com or text CRIMESNV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). Moreover, tips leading straightly to an arrest or indictment processed through the Crime Stoppers may be eligible to receive a cash reward.