Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have released video of a 93-year-old man shooting his apartment manager reportedly over water damage.
On January 2, 2020 at approximately 9:10 a.m. LVMPD Dispatch received a call of a person armed with a firearm near the 4000 block of West Viking Road. An employee advised that an irate resident was inside the apartment complex office confronting an employee.
As officers arrived on scene, they heard gunfire coming from the office. They confronted the suspect who was armed with a handgun inside the office. An officer fired one round at the suspect but did not strike him. The suspect placed the firearm down, was taken into custody and transported to UMC as a precaution. Officers located a maintenance employee suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside the office. The victim was transported to UMC Trauma with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said Robert Thomas was upset with management about water damage and flooding in his apartment. After making threats, police said Thomas went to the office and shot a maintenance worker twice in his legs.