Las Vegas police arrest duo for opening fire on homeless encampment killing 2, injuring 3 others

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A Las Vegas couple was arrested more than a month after allegedly opening fire on a homeless encampment and killing two people, while injuring three others.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrested 31-year-old Cristobal Omar Perez and his girlfriend, 21-year-old Kylee Au Yong on Thursday.

Both suspects, according to the Associated Press, have been charged with murder and battery with a deadly weapon. Police are also looking to identify a third suspect.

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Cristobal Omar Perez and Kylee Au Yong booking photos. They are accused of opening fire on a homeless encampment in Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

Police said the incident took place at about 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 1, when a gunman was dropped off by a black SUV near a highway overpass in the northeastern portion of the city.

The gunman allegedly went to a homeless encampment and opened fire before getting picked up in a getaway car.

Homicide Lt. Jason Johansson said it is believed the shooting was planned in advance.

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While it appears to be targeted, investigators said a motive has not been identified.

FOX 5 in Las Vegas reported that Au Young appeared in court on Friday morning. During the brief hearing, the judge ordered Au Young to be held without bail.

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Perez also had a hearing but did not appear for unknown reasons. Like Au Yong, Perez was ordered held without bail.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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