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Two Suspects Arrested in Murder of Veteran

October 11, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ROD PENA, (702) 267-4775

Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police completed a lengthy investigation that resulted in the arrest of 20-year-old Anthony Andolina and a juvenile for the murder of 71-year-old veteran Robert Gamboa.

On April 2, 2017 at about 9:20 p.m., Henderson Police responded to the 100 block of Water Street in reference to an elderly male who had been the victim of a battery with substantial bodily harm.

Further investigation revealed that the victim, Robert Gamboa had been in a verbal argument with several subjects on the night in question. The argument resulted in Robert Gamboa being struck by Anthony Andolina and a juvenile. Robert Gamboa succumbed to his injuries several months later and the Clark County Coroner’s Office determined that Robert’s death was attributed to the injuries he sustained, ruling his death a homicide.

On Oct. 6, Anthony Andolina was arrested on a felony warrant of Open Murder. On Oct. 7, the juvenile suspect was also arrested on a felony warrant of Open Murder.

This is the sixth homicide in Henderson in 2017.

A booking photograph of Anthony Andolina accompanies this release. The juvenile’s information will not be released.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4750 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website . Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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