Las Vegas Strip shooting suspect Ammar Harris arrested in Los Angeles

3 killed, 5 wounded in shooting, crash

LAS VEGAS - A self-described pimp charged with the death of a rapper and two others in a spectacular shooting and fire on the Las Vegas strip a week ago was arrested in North Hollywood Thursday, and is expected to make an appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday.

Ammar Harris, 26, was picked up about noon at an associate's home in North Hollywood by U.S. marshals and local police.

He is expected to be turned over to Las Vegas Metro police and returned to Clark County, Nevada, to face charges.

Las Vegas detectives were en route to Los Angeles, but in order to take him back right away he would have to waive an extradition hearing.

Harris is scheduled to make an appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday on a fugitive warrant, according to the district attorney's office.

Las Vegas police officials say Harris left Las Vegas shortly after the shooting. They said there were three women in a Range Rover with Harris when the shooting occurred who were interviewed and released and are not expected to be charged.

Harris, who authorities say has a long rap sheet, allegedly was driving when he opened fire on Oakland-based rapper Kenny Clutch, who was driving a Maserati.

The fatally wounded Clutch crashed into a cab that burst into flames, killing its two occupants.

Cab driver Michael Boldon, 62, and passenger Sandra Sutton-Wasmund died in the taxi. Harris and Clutch apparently got into an argument earlier at the Aria hotel and casino.

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