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Las Vegas man faces criminal charges after using truck to hit, pin woman against Town Square wall: report

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas man is accused of intentionally driving his truck off the sidewalk of a Town Square business and toward a group of people, hitting a woman and killing her. being slammed against a company wall, then crushing another person’s. foot before fleeing the scene.

Eduardo Gonzalez, 28, faces five charges of attempted murder with use of a deadly weapon and two charges of assault and battery with use of a deadly weapon resulting in significant bodily injury.

The incident occurred around 4 a.m. Friday, April 19, after Gonzalez left a cocktail bar in Town Square, according to his arrest report.

Surveillance video showed him getting into his truck, driving it slowly as he stopped at each shopping lane of the South Las Vegas open-air mall. Court documents say the video showed him meeting with a group of five people (three women and two men) and that a verbal exchange took place, which led to three members of the group walking away from the truck.

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Eduardo Gonzalez faces charges of attempted murder and battery. (LVMPD)

Documents indicate Gonzalez arrived on the sidewalk. While the two men managed to avoid being hit by the truck, one of the women was struck and appeared to be pinned against a business wall as her four companions attempted to push the truck – which was still on the way. When the trapped woman managed to free herself, Gonzalez reversed and ran over the foot of one of the men.

Police arrested Gonzalez on April 27 when he left his home to check his mailbox. Documents say police were able to identify him as a suspect because he used a credit card to pay for a parking meter at Town Square and entered his license plate number when making the purchase.

Gonzalez remains in custody at the Clark County Detention Center. He is being held on $150,000 bail. His next court appearance is June 11.

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