Christine Sanchez, 47, a Las Vegas resident, is facing charges involving three counts of open murder with a deadly weapon after shooting three of her roommates on Saturday, in what sources have revealed was a "problem house."
It was not the first time that police had gone to the premises of the property. Officers had been called to the home more than a dozen times this year.
Sanchez is currently under police supervision in a county jail. According to Las Vegas police officials, Sanchez shot the victims on Friday afternoon after an altercation. Reports say that the four had been engaged in a dispute for some time.
Las Vegas Woman Kills Three Roommates After Altercation: Details
Christine reportedly pulled out a handgun and shot the three victims multiple times.
Officers who responded to the incident found bodies of two men in a bedroom while a woman’s body was found in the next one. All were pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Lt. Dan McGrath, Las Vegas Police, there might have been seven or eight people in the house at the time of the incident.
He further said that the place was a "crash house" with few permanent residents.
The names of the dead have not been released yet.