Man killed in Strat shooting identified

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By News and Talk Radio 840 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No arrests have been made yet in a fatal weekend shooting that happened at the Strat.

Police say that 33 year old Brandon Tucker was shot and killed during a birthday party in one of the rooms on Friday night. 

Investigators believe a fight broke out at the party and that led to the fatal shots being fired. Several people fled the room and left the hotel. A motive for the shooting isn't known. Police are working with hotel security and checking out surveillance video in hopes of cracking the case.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at