LAS VEGAS – An arrest has been made in a Las Vegas road rage shooting that occurred on Dec. 23.
Brittanie Merritt-Durwell, 21, was arrested on Dec. 30 at a Burger King on West Tropicana Ave.
She allegedly shot a man in the neck after the car he was driving prevented her from being able to change lanes near the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue.
After the shooting, she fled the scene.
Witnesses were able to provide a description of the shooter and the car to police.
She was described as a heavy-set black female and witnesses also provided police with the Arizona state license plate number of the car she was in.
According to News 3, Merritt-Burwell had been issued a warning citation on Dec. 18 with another woman who were attempting an auto burglary at Hooters Casino.
A patrol officer spotted the car on Dec. 30 parked at Burger King and arrested Merritt-Durwell and Joshua Youngblood, 28.
Merritt-Durwell allegedly told police that after the victim tried to pull her into his car, she shot him.
Brittanie Merritt-Burwell was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center on attempted murder with a deadly weapon enhancement charge.
She is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Jan 1.
Youngblood is facing numerous charges including carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, resisting a public officer with a firearm, harboring concealing or aiding an offender and having more than one drivers license in his possession.
He is also scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Jan. 1.
They are both being held at the CCDC.