Tuesday, July 29th17.5°C
22568
21739

Police: 1 man dead, another arrested after fight over jukebox music at Las Vegas bar

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Las Vegas man is accused of killing another man in a fistfight after arguing with him about jukebox music at a bar.

Police arrested Luis Miguel Chavarin, 31, after the fight happened around 4 a.m. Monday at the Loose Caboose on West Flamingo Road.

Chavarin told officers he was at the tavern with his friend when he started arguing with another man about the music on the jukebox, according to a police report. When the man started swearing at him, "pushing his buttons" and getting close, Chavarin said he feared a "sucker punch" and hit him.

When the victim hit the ground and went unconscious, Chavarin tried to help him, witnesses said. Chavarin told police he didn't intend to seriously hurt the man, and stayed at the scene to take responsibility for the incident, according to the report.

The man was taken to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Clark County coroner's officials have not yet released the man's name or cause of death. Authorities didn't say whether they think the beating or the fall to the ground might have caused his death.

Chavarin was arrested on suspicion of "open murder," which means prosecutors can amend the charges once they have more information.

He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center pending a Wednesday court appearance.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

21623


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX15445.22-9.82
S&P CDNX1019.852.41
DJIA16982.5922.02
Nasdaq4444.909-4.655
S&P 5001978.91+0.57
CDN Dollar0.9251-0.0009
Gold1310.00+6.70
Oil101.61-0.06
Lumber321.20-1.80
Natural Gas3.74-0.007

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.195+0.01
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.150.00
Cantex0.065-0.005
Anavex Life Sciences0.265-0.01
Metalex Ventures0.08+0.01
Russel Metals35.15-0.21
Copper Mountain Mining2.97+0.15
Colorado Resources0.225+0.015
ReliaBrand Inc0.10+0.019
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.02-0.03
Mission Ready Services0.19+0.01

 



21623

FEATURED Property
17869501916 Boone Court, Kelowna, BC
10079849 bedrooms
$899,000
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Take charge of your debt

Photo: Thinkstock.comWays to reduce your Debt:Make a budget and get budget counselingA basic first step for debt reduction is to prepare a budget and plan your spending. Once you have a budget, you mu...


Geopolitical tensions rattle markets

The Big Picture Geopolitical tensions rattle markets The spectre of rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Gaza cast a shadow over an otherwise positive week in the markets. News that a passenger...


Learn to delegate effectively

Photo: ContributedI have the pleasure of witnessing people delegate tasks quite often. Sometimes with tremendous success and sometimes with disastrous consequences. I have chaired a lot of committees...

_








Member of BC Press Council


22581