Clark County shooting death of Jake Cortez – Obituary
Jake Cortez, 27, has been identified as the person killed in fatal Clark County shooting that occurred on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Around 12:30 a.m., Cortez and two others were shot in the 1400 block of North Christy Lane, near Owens Avenue. Cortez was sent to North Vista Hospital, where he died. According to officials, the two other victims had non-life threatening injuries.
Vladimir Pourett, 22, was detained in connection with the shooting. According to police, he shot the three victims after a quarrel over a friend’s firearm.
Pourett is scheduled to appear in court on June 20, according to court records. According to prison records, he is still being held without bond.