Las Vegas apartment homicide victim identified | Homicides
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Las Vegas apartment homicide victim identified | Homicides

Las Vegas apartment homicide victim identified | Homicides

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman allegedly shot and killed by her boyfriend July 3 in a West Valley apartment as Meagan Ruiz, 32.

Ruiz died of gunshot wounds to the torso, according to a coroner’s office report. Her boyfriend, Jimmy Ramirez, 30, was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of murder, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Police responded to a call at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday from Ramirez saying he had shot his girlfriend during an argument, according to Metro Lt. Jason Johansson.

Officers arriving at the scene found the woman, later identified as Ruiz, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was transported to University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Contact Katie Futterman at [email protected].