Police Detail 9 Minutes Before Las Vegas Fireball

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Boldon’s funeral was Wednesday in Las Vegas. Taxi drivers held several memorials, including a procession up Las Vegas Boulevard late Thursday with horns honking and hazard lights flashing.

“My brother was affected by a random, senseless act caused by machismo — a pimp or a tough guy trying to prove he was brazen and bad enough to shoot someone on the Las Vegas Strip,” Tehran Boldon said. He hailed the arrest of Harris and said he intends to be in court for every appearance by the suspect.

Harris remained jailed Friday in Los Angeles and is due for an extradition hearing Monday. In Las Vegas, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson told reporters that he’ll consider seeking the death penalty.

“I can’t imagine anything much more serious than firing a weapon from a moving vehicle into another moving vehicle on a corner such as Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo,” Wolfson said. “That is reckless, it disregards human life. There were other people injured. It could have been worse.”

The incident unfolded after Cherry and Walters arrived at the Aria just before 4 a.m. Cherry used the name Kenny Clutch in a YouTube music video that shows scenes of hotels along the Strip as he sings about paying $120,000 for his Maserati and a single mistake changing lives in one night.

The two men went into the casino for about three minutes then returned to the car. After Cherry and Harris talked, the Maserati drove away.

Harris and others had spent several hours at a table he reserved at the nightclub Haze, where Morocco-born rapper French Montana performed.

As the Maserati headed toward Las Vegas Boulevard, Harris climbed into the driver’s seat of his black Range Rover SUV with three women inside and followed, wheels squealing as the SUV caught up with the sports car on the Strip.

At a stop light, the Range Rover pulled next to the Maserati and the taxi driver told police the two drivers exchanged words.

A horn sounded as the Range Rover pulled into the path of the Maserati on the boulevard in front of the famous Bellagio fountains, then close alongside.

Police say Harris leaned across the front-seat passenger in his SUV and fired one gunshot into the driver’s side of the Maserati. The taxi video shows the cars jockeying into several positions approaching Flamingo Road as two other shots are fired, then three more.

The intersection was soon filled with flames and crashed cars.

The SUV was found two days later at an apartment complex near the Strip, triggering the manhunt. Harris’ arrest at an apartment in the Studio City area came about 16 hours after the last of the three women who were with him in the SUV was found by police. She had boarded an eastbound interstate bus on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

(Photo: AP)

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