October 1, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities have identified a man found dead in a northwest Las Vegas backyard shortly after a 72-year-old homeowner reported someone was breaking in.
Clark County coroner's officials say 27-year-old Anthony C. Guerra died of a gunshot wound in the incident reported about 8 a.m. Monday.
Police say the homeowner reported the apparent burglary and fired a gun before police arrived.
Authorities arrived at the scene and arrested one suspect in a vehicle that had crashed into a patrol car. They say another would-be intruder fled on foot.
Officer Bill Cassell said Guerra had a gun with him.
Cassell says the homeowner may not face criminal charges. He wasn't identified by police.
Police say his home was burglarized before within the last several weeks.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.