Authorities today identified a man who died from stabbing wounds he received during a dispute with another man about a shopping cart striking a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in a Walmart parking lot.
Oscar Hernandez, 24, Henderson, was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center's Trauma Unit, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, Metro police said. Officers said Hernandez had been stabbed several times and was laying in the entrance to the store when officers arrived about 6:44 p.m. Wednesday at the paring lot at 5198 Boulder Highway near Nellis Boulevard.
Officers caught the suspect in this case a short distance away with the assistance of witnesses, police said. He has been identified as 56-year-old Jose Torres-Rodriguez of Las Vegas, police said. Torres-Rodriguez was taken to the Clark County Detention Center where he was booked for one count of murder with use of a deadly weapon, police said.
Police say that Torres-Rodriguez tried to hit Hernandez with his vehicle and then stabbed him in an arm and a leg after Hernandez bumped Torres-Rodriguez's vehicle with a shopping cart