Man faces murder charge in May shooting at auto repair shop on East Charleston

Man faces murder charge in May shooting at auto repair shop on East Charleston

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 48-12 months-old Las Vegas man faces charges of murder and conspiracy to dedicate murder in a May well 30, 2021, taking pictures at an auto maintenance shop on East Charleston Boulevard.

Arlanders Gibson is in custody in the Clark County Detention Middle awaiting a Feb. 16 preliminary hearing.

Gibson is accused in the dying of Benjamin McCarty, 49, who was in the parking great deal of the Pep Boys retail store at 3915 E. Charleston Boulevard, in accordance to a Metro warrant doc. McCarty was shot at about 11 a.m. as he was hooking up a auto to be towed from the whole lot. A man or woman who was there serving to him at the time was underneath the motor vehicle when a gunshot was fired and McCarty fell to the ground.

McCarty was transported to UMC Trauma and pronounced useless.

Witnesses saw the suspect run absent from the scene. Law enforcement say he was previous noticed in an apartment intricate in the region.

Investigators utilized surveillance movie to observe the suspect, in accordance to the warrant doc.

Gibson was taken into custody on a felony warrant in an unrelated situation on June 16 at the Santa Fe Flats in the neighborhood in which McCarty was shot, police explained. He explained to detectives at the time he experienced served 11 many years in prison.

“Gibson had recognized McCarty given that their childhood,” in accordance to the warrant. “Gibson was angry all through the entirety of the job interview and turned a lot more upset when questioned about the murder.”

He continuously instructed law enforcement he experienced almost nothing to do with the murder.

Jail data show Gibson was arrested Jan. 14 in relationship with McCarty’s dying.