On Tuesday, a gunman shot and murdered a contractor for the CIA’s computer systems outside a Las Vegas mall.
Robert Hoy, 69, has been identified as the deceased man.
Robert Hoy’s buddy Bruce Moore initially informed The Las Vegas Review-Journal that her husband was a former CIA agent. However, Hoy’s wife later confirmed to the news outlet that her husband conducted contract work with the agency.
There have been no arrests for the murder of Hoy, but 8 News Now reported, “An individual whom Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers detained has been identified as a retired LVMPD officer.”
‘A good man’: Wife says man slain in parking lot had done contract work for CIA https://t.co/GGpI0yE9Gh
— MYVEGAS Magazine (@MYVEGASMagazine) November 25, 2023
Per Las Vegas Review-Journal:
The man shot to death outside a shopping mall Tuesday has been identified as Robert Hoy.
Hoy’s friend, Bruce Moore, said Hoy was a retired CIA employee and moved to Las Vegas to care for his daughter with autism. Hoy’s wife later told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he had done contract work for the agency.
The 69-year-old was killed in a shooting at 1:36 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the Arroyo Market Square mall in the 7200 block of Arroyo Crossing Parkway in between South Tenaya Way and South Rainbow Boulevard, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
Police have not made an arrest in the shooting and haven’t disclosed the alleged shooter’s name and details about what prompted the shooting.
#BREAKING: Metro police have detained a retired officer as part of a deadly shooting investigation at a southwest Las Vegas valley shopping center, sources tell @8NewsNow. https://t.co/8X7HsgrjKV
— David Charns (@davidcharns) November 21, 2023
Kathleen Hoy revealed that her late husband was an engineer for computer systems.
Robert Hoy was a CIA contractor who went to the Middle East to finish different assignments.
On YouTube, KTNV released an update.