A Las Vegas man has been handed over to his own mother on charges of shooting into a mall on New Year’s Eve, police said.
Jarvis Williams, 26, is now facing charges including attempted murder, carrying concealed weapons without a license and battery. Prison records show. A police report says he was taken into custody on Jan. 5 after his mother, Gloria Slack, reached out to investigators. Las Vegas Review-Journal.
“At this point, Slack broke down and started to cry,” police reportedly wrote on the record. “She then told me to hand over the shooting to her son.”
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Investigators believe the shootings were an act of retaliation. Williams and his mother were identified as one of the victims, Elijah Herbert, in the October firing. Fox 5 Vegas Report citing the document.
Police wrote that the October attack prompted Williams to “deal with it” – without elaborating – and that the New Year’s Eve shooting occurred after the pair had a fight at the mall, the station added.
According to Fox5 Las Vegas, investigators obtained surveillance footage showing Williams fleeing the mall shooting scene in the SUV.
In 2015, Williams pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly weapon in a separate case.
Jail records indicate William’s bail is set at $ 200,000 and he is set to appear in court on Jan. 25.