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Self-Storage Employee Kills Woman, Self at Las Vegas Facility


An employee at Tiberti  Mini Warehouses in Las Vegas, shot a woman then himself Aug. 20, according to police.

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Police identified the employee as Steven Becker, 56. Becker died from a shotgun wound to the chest. Shannon Larkin, 48, died from a gunshot wound to the head. Her death was ruled as a homicide. A second victim, a 49-year-old woman, also suffered from a gunshot wound to the head. She was taken to University Medical Center, authorities said. Her condition wasn’t released. It was unclear how she was involved.

Police received a 911 call just after 8 p.m. Friday from a man who said he had shot a woman. When officers arrived at the facility, they made contact with the man, who was brandishing a handgun. When police asked him to put down the weapon, he placed the gun on a countertop, then ran to the back bedroom of the facility’s live-in apartment. Officers then heard a shot. When they entered he room, they found the man dead.

According to police, Becker lived at the facility, but they were unclear about the relationship between the man and the two women or why the women were at the self-storage facility.


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