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April 20, 2014

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Las Vegas gang member added to U.S. Marshals most wanted list

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Robert Jackson

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $25,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of a Las Vegas gang member who is on the 15 Most Wanted national fugitive list.

Officials are seeking 25-year-old Robert Jackson, a known member of the Squad Up gang, who allegedly shot four tourists on the Las Vegas Strip in August 2007 during a fight between rival gangs.

Jackson allegedly fired five rounds from a handgun at Wood gang members, but the gunfire instead hit tourists, officials said.

Authorities said Jackson faces a variety of charges connected to that incident, including unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, attempted murder with a deadly weapon, battery with a deadly weapon with substantial bodily harm, battery with a deadly weapon, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal gang and ex-felon possession of a firearm.

Clark County officials have issued a warrant for his arrest. Metro Police have been working with the U.S. Marshals in Las Vegas to find Jackson.

Officials described Jackson as about 5-feet-10-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

Authorities said he should be considered armed and dangerous. Jackson was previously arrested for robbery with a deadly weapon, aiming a firearm at a person and drug possession.

Anyone with information about Jackson is being asked to contact the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102.

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  1. Here's an idea. When posting a photo of a wanted or missing person, why not include the vitals such as height and weight? Maybe throw in an alias. It might be helpful if you're interested in aiding in the location of the individual.

  2. Instead of $25000 for his arrest, how about $50000 for his head. Like what used to do during the Renassance period. It would save us courts time and money.