LAS VEGAS — The Latest on a hit-and-run crash outside a courthouse involving a witness at a murder trial in Las Vegas. (all times local):

6:15 p.m.

Police say a woman suspected of driving a car that intentionally struck a witness in a murder case on a sidewalk outside a Las Vegas courthouse has been arrested.

Las Vegas police refused Monday to immediately identify the suspect, who court officials say is a female relative of the man standing trial in a killing a year ago at a Las Vegas apartment complex.

The victim of the hit-and-run crash was identified in court as Queva Stafford, the slain man’s sister.

Police Capt. Andrew Walsh had said the victim knows and described the driver of the cream-colored Cadillac sedan that hit her and drove away.

Walsh says the woman who was hit suffered a lower leg injury.


4:30 p.m.

A relative of a man standing trial for murder in Las Vegas has been arrested and identified as the driver who police say intentionally hit a witness in the case with a car on a courthouse sidewalk.

Las Vegas police Capt. Andrew Walsh said Monday the victim knows and described the driver of the cream-colored Cadillac sedan that hit her and drove away.

Police are looking for the car.

Walsh says it’s not immediately clear whether the crash was directly related to the murder trial where the woman is on the witness list.

Police didn’t immediately identify the injured woman. Walsh says she suffered a lower leg injury in the lunchtime crash at the bottom of concrete stairs outside the downtown Regional Justice Center.

Court officials say the woman was at the courthouse for the trial of 24-year-old Asa Brown.

Brown is accused of fatally shooting a 47-year-old man last September at a Las Vegas apartment complex.

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2:35 p.m.

Police say a crash involving a witness in a murder case who was struck by a car on a sidewalk outside a Las Vegas courthouse was an intentional act.

Las Vegas police Capt. Andrew Walsh said Monday the victim knows and described the driver of the cream-colored Cadillac sedan that hit her and drove away.

Police are looking for the car.

Walsh says it’s not immediately clear whether the crash was directly related to the murder trial where the woman is on the witness list.

Police didn’t immediately identify the injured woman. Walsh says she suffered a lower leg injury in the lunchtime crash at the bottom of concrete stairs outside the downtown Regional Justice Center.

Court officials say the woman was at the courthouse for the trial of 24-year-old Asa Brown.

Brown is accused of fatally shooting a 47-year-old man last September at a Las Vegas apartment complex.


1:35 p.m.

Police in Las Vegas say a woman was struck by a car outside of the courthouse where she is a witness in a murder case.

Las Vegas police Capt. Andrew Walsh says the crash happened about 12:45 p.m. Monday near the front entrance of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas.

Walsh says the woman was taken to the hospital for treatment and that her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The incident prompted a large police response.

Walsh says police are searching for the vehicle, which is a cream-colored Cadillac sedan with Nevada license plates 66G-290.

Police say they believe that only the driver was inside the car.