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Murder suspect from Florida arrested in Las Vegas

A murder suspect from Florida was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas, the U.S. Marshals Service announced.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Steve Evans, 32, near Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South after a warrant was issued.

Evans was wanted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a nightclub altercation that ended in the death of a man on May 16.

“U.S. Marshals developed information that Evans fled to Las Vegas,” according to a statement from the agency.

Evans was booked into the Clark County Detention Center, where he awaits extradition proceedings. According to the sheriff’s office, Evans faces charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault with a firearm.

Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find @bertolaccinic on Twitter.

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