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Metro confirms arrest of man in Palms shooting

Reported by: Antonio Castelan
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Updated: 5/19/2014 7:50 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- Metro has confirmed the arrest of a man in connection with a Thursday night shooting at the Palms Casino.

Jim Johnson, 25, was arrested earlier Sunday. Metro would not provide any other details about the arrest.

Evan Plunkett, 25, died of a gunshot wound to the chest. The Clark County coroner ruled the shooting was a homicide.

The 25-year-old Henderson resident was shot in the Hugh Hefner Suite of the Palms about 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

The shooting reportedly occurred during the making of a music video. Several reports have said that Plunkett was involved in a dispute with three other men.



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