HomePolitics2 MURDERS IN MAYOR JOHN LEE’S CITY THIS WEEKEND, AGAIN Politics 2 MURDERS IN MAYOR JOHN LEE’S CITY THIS WEEKEND, AGAIN May 10, 2021 North Las Vegas, the murder capital of Nevada, suffered 2 murders in the last 24 hours. First, a man was shot and killed in a trailer park Sunday Morning. Then at 9:25 pm Sunday night, a man sitting in his car in a parking lot was approached by two men and was shot and killed. North Las Vegas are currently investigating both homicides. Only two days ago, 360 News did a story about Mayor Lee’s crime record over the last 7 years as Mayor. 360 found that murders and violent crime has almost doubled under Lee’s leadership. Lee appoints the North Las Vegas Police Chief and sets police policies. When Lee took over in 2013, the city had a murder rate of 3.10 per 100k people. Violent crime soared in 2018 to over 13.1 murders compared to Nevada’s murder rate of just 6.6 murders per 100k people. In 2020, North Las Vegas police investigated 26 killings, the highest ever, up 50% over 2019. According to FBI statistics, North Las Vegas’s crime was higher than 88.1% of all U.S. cities”. CHANCES OF BECOMING A VICTIM OF A VIOLENT CRIME: 1 in 115 in North Las Vegas 1 in 203 in Nevada Violent crime in North Las Vegas is almost double that of Nevada. North Las Vegas was ranked the most dangerous city in Nevada in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state. With an influx of illegal alien criminal gangs fighting for drug turf in North Las Vegas, young people are being gunned down almost weekly. But Lee brags about hiring the first woman Police Chief in North Las Vegas history.