Las Vegas woman wanted in Arizona shootout and robbery

A man awakened by gunfire on Friday in a small community in northern Arizona opened his eyes to see a woman he met on Instagram holding a gun and claiming her money and possessions, according to the office from the Sheriff of Coconino.

The victim, who was not hit by bullets, went into hiding as the woman with Las Vegas connections carpooled away with her money, laptops, shoes and jewelry, the woman said. sheriff’s office.

Lilly Beeler, who is considered “armed and dangerous”, had not been arrested Tuesday, Jon Paxton, spokesperson for the sheriff’s office told the Review-Journal.

After the couple met online, they rented a property in Munds Park, a remote area with an estimated population of less than 1,000, about 20 miles from Flagstaff and 270 miles southwest of Las Vegas. .

That day, the victim was lying on a living room sofa when she woke up to see Beeler holding the ‘silver and pink’ pistol she allegedly fired twice, the sheriff’s office said.

The man “was able to retreat to an upstairs landing where he hid until Beeler’s departure,” the sheriff’s office wrote on Facebook.

Arizona authorities determined that Beeler used a Lyft to take him to Woodlands Village Boulevard, about 20 miles north of the rental house, the sheriff’s office said.

Beeler, who is believed to be a resident of the Las Vegas area, was last seen wearing a black plaid t-shirt, blue jeans and red shoes, the sheriff’s office said. She was carrying a Nike gym bag.

“She’s very dangerous,” Paxton said.

Paxton said authorities would generally be in contact with law enforcement in surrounding jurisdictions. The Metropolitan Police Department declined to comment and asked Arizona authorities about the investigation.

Anyone with information about his fate has been urged to contact the Coconino Sheriff’s Office at 928-774-4523. To remain anonymous, dial 928-774-6111.

Contact Ricardo Torres-Cortez at [email protected] Follow him on twitter @rickytwrites.

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