Vegas Police Make Arrest in Drive-by Shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a deadly drive-by shooting at a park.

Police say Jesse James Cole was taken into custody Tuesday at his home southwest Las Vegas. He faces murder with a deadly weapon
and attempted murder with a deadly weapon charges, among others.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday when 18-year-old and
19-year-old male teens were in the park north of the Las Vegas Strip with acquaintances.

Authorities say someone drove by the group in a customized car and fired several rounds, hitting the 18-year-old in the head and the 19-year-old in the torso.

The 19-year-old was taken to a local hospital and the 18-year-old was pronounced dead.

He has been identified as David Miramontes.

Police say they believe the motive may be related to various fights and arguments at nearby parties.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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