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Las Vegas Strip shooting suspect identified

Ammar Asim Faruq Harris is a suspect in a fatal shooting that caused a fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip that left three people dead and several injured on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.
February 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
The suspect behind a deadly shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip has been identified by police.

Detectives are searching for 26-year-old Ammar Asim Faruq Harris.

The incident took place around 4 a.m. Thursday following a dispute in the valet area of the Aria Hotel.

According to police, a passenger in a black Range Rover opened fire on the driver of a Maserati. The Maserati then crashed into a taxicab, which then exploded in flames.

The driver of the Maserati, identified as rapper Kenny Clutch, was killed by the gunfire. The taxi driver and his passenger were killed in the fire.

No information on what role Harris played in the incident has been released. Harris' rap sheet includes earlier charges of kidnapping, pandering, sexual assault and coercion charges.

Police located the black Range Rover in an apartment complex near the Las Vegas Strip.


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