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Fatal Shooting of Pastor in North Las Vegas Leads to Woman’s Arrest

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Joe Junio, 36, was arrested after a respected pastor, Nick Davi, was shot and killed in North Las Vegas.

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Pastor Fatally Shot in North Las Vegas; Suspect Arrested at the Scene

Friday afternoon saw a fatal shooting in the gated Courts of Aliante enclave on Lookout Lodge Lane. A man and a woman with gunshot wounds were found by North Las Vegas police responding to a homicide complaint at 4:30 p.m. After being brought to UMC, the woman survived, but Pastor Nick Davi died.

The culprit, Joe Junio, was arrested on the scene. Junio, a 36-year-old Nevada Real Estate Division licensee, faces accusations of open murder, attempted murder, and two counts of child abuse and/or neglect with a deadly weapon. The police did not reveal Junio’s relationship with the preacher.

Grace Point Church pastor Nick Davi’s death devastated the community. The church mourned Davi, a husband, father, son, brother, pastor, friend, and, most importantly, brother in Christ, on social media.

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Community Mourns Pastor’s Tragic Death in North Las Vegas Shooting

The tragedy surprised residents like Rosalie Summerville, who planned to attend church with her son. Summerville was heartbroken by the pastor’s death and stressed that no one should kill another.

The coroner’s report received by FOX5 stated that 46-year-old Pastor Davi died from an abdominal gunshot. The church said funeral plans and a GoFundMe for Davi’s family would be announced. Monday is Joe Junio’s court date. The community mourns and seeks answers about the shooting’s motive.

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