LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Minnesota man sought in a Las Vegas homicide awaits extradition to Nevada after being arrested in his home state.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says Rice County sheriff’s deputies arrested 60-year-old Mark Doocy of Blooming Prairie on Wednesday.READ MORE: Red Flag Warning In Effect For Northern Minnesota Counties
Doocy was sought in the Feb. 28 fatal shooting of 40-year-old Dennis Hopkins at a truck stop on the northeastern outskirts of metro Las Vegas.READ MORE: Minneapolis Police Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting In South Minneapolis
According to Las Vegas police, Hopkins was shot after an altercation with a man who worked for or with him.
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office said Doocy was arrested after a deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle at a truck stop in Webster Township.MORE NEWS: Woman Injured In South Minneapolis Shooting, Police Say
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