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Draper mom and son among four killed in Nevada shooting

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HENDERSON, Nevada- A Draper mom and son are among four people who were killed in a shooting in Henderson, Nevada on Tuesday.

Police were called to the scene at 11:00 a.m. after someone reported gunshots and an injured person in a doorway. 

According to, a statement released by Juan Diego Catholic Schools indicated that Diana Hawatmeh and her son, Joseph, a seventh-grader at Saint John the Baptist Middle School in Draper, were killed in the shooting.

Hawatmeh’s daughter, Yasmeen, is in critical condition at a Las Vegas hospital, school officials said.


Henderson Police Capt. Jason Kuzik told reporters that officers found a possible suspect in a nearby car, according to

During a confrontation with the Henderson Police Department, the alleged shooter was shot and killed.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.