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Las Vegas Homicide Suspect Awaits Extradition From Blooming Prairie

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Minnesota man sought in a Las Vegas homicide awaits extradition to Nevada after being arrested in his home state.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says Rice County sheriff's deputies arrested 60-year-old Mark Doocy of Blooming Prairie on Wednesday.

Doocy was sought in the Feb. 28 fatal shooting of 40-year-old Dennis Hopkins at a truck stop on the northeastern outskirts of metro Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas police, Hopkins was shot after an altercation with a man who worked for or with him.

The Rice County Sheriff's Office said Doocy was arrested after a deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle at a truck stop in Webster Township.

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