A woman was fatally shot in the head and then left near the downtown Las Vegas for dead on Sunday morning. She was shot after an argument with her ex-paramour escalated.
After the shooting, the police started manhunt in order to caught Eduardo Rozado-Tamayo who ran from the crime scene with their little 4-year-old daughter.
The police found their daughter Angie within six hours as his father Rozado-Tamayo dropped her off at relative’s home. Police homicide Lt. Dan McGrath said that toddler was completely safe and in the custody of the department.
It was 4:30 PM and the manhunt to catch the suspect in killing a woman was still continue in high-priority mode. In a media briefing earlier in the day, Police homicide Lt. Dan McGrath urged with Rozado-Tamayo’s friends and family to help in finding Angie.
During the media briefing, McGrath said, “Anybody, friends and family who see this, please have him turn himself in.” He said, “Our main concern is the safety of a 4-year-old.”
The 36-year-old Rozado-Tamayo is believed to be driving a Toyota Rav 4 (black) with red paper plates, Certified by Toyota. The man was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark jeans, he is about 5 feet 4 inches tall and 190 pounds, he has black hair and black eyes, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
The police started manhunt before 9:45 AM. The police said, Angie’s parents were arguing with each other on the sidewalk, they were arguing over the custody of their daughter near the intersection of East Bonanza Way and North Veterans Memorial Drive, it was less than a block from Angie’s mother’s home. The suspect fires several shots during the argument.
McGrath said, “It’s another instance of domestic violence.” He added, “It’s really disturbing and sad.”
The injured woman is at University Medical Center where she is being kept alive on life support. She was shot two times and the gunshot wound on her head is an “unsurvivable” injury, the doctors said.