Incident

12-16-2020 Nevada Las Vegas 1-1

Location

December 16, 2020

Pacific Legends Apartments
Incident Address
Las Vegas, Nevada

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: John "JJ" Jaffey
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Jasmin Vargas
  • Age: 24
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Thought gun was unloaded
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)

Notes

AD walking thru parking lot; mother thought gun was unloaded; apt addr: 1405 S Nellis Blvd; ALT: John Jaffes

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

Sources

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 21
State House District: 14