No Bail For Las Vegas Strip Shooting Suspect Busted in L.A.
A man accused of fatally shooting another man on the Las Vegas strip and causing a chain-reaction explosive crash that claimed the lives of two others was ordered today to remain behind bars without bail in L.A. while awaiting extradition to Nevada.Ammar Harris, a 26-year-old self-proclaimed pimp, was arrested in the North Hollywood area February 28 after a manhunt was launched over several states.
Harris is believed to have killed aspiring rapper Kenneth Cherry Jr. (aka Kenny Clutch) in a car to car shooting that led to an explosive crash that left a taxi driver and his passenger dead. Those victims have been identified as 62-year-old cab driver Michael Boldon and passenger Sandra Sutton-Wasmund.
Prior to being extradited, Harris requested an identification hearing. After examining photographs and fingerprints, Los Angeles Superior Court
Judge Shelly Torrealba said she determined that Ammar Harris is "the same individual'" being sought by the state of Nevada, according to City News Service.
Harris is charged in Clark County, Nev., with 11 counts, including three counts of murder with use of a deadly weapon, one count of attempted murder, two counts of discharging a firearm at or into a vehicle and five counts of discharging a firearm out of a motor vehicle, according to a criminal complaint filed in Nevada on February 22.
In the meanwhile, Harris must remain behind bars in L.A. with no bail.
A warrant has been requested from Nevada in order to bring Harris back to the area for trial. A status hearing has been scheduled for April 12.