Las Vegas Pastor Fatally Shot by Neighbor Amid Dispute While Family Watches in Horror

In a shocking incident, a pastor from North Las Vegas was fatally shot in his driveway during an alleged altercation with a neighbor. The incident occurred in front of the pastor’s family, including his two children. The victim, 46-year-old Nick Davi, served at Grace Point Church and was reportedly killed by 36-year-old Joe Junio in the Courts at Aliante gated community last month.

According to fellow pastor Ty Neal, the family had been living in fear due to Junio’s behavior for weeks. The family has since vacated their home. The dispute reportedly escalated after Davi lodged a complaint about Junio to the homeowners association, leading to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Davi’s wife, Sarah.

The tragic incident unfolded as the family of four was preparing to leave their home. Junio allegedly drove past them, parked her car, and initiated a confrontation. As the situation escalated, one of the children began recording the incident from inside their vehicle. Davi was shot in the abdomen by Junio, who then turned the gun on Sarah, injuring her as well. The couple’s two children, aged 12 and 15, witnessed the horrifying event from a nearby car.

One of the children managed to capture the shooting on their phone, with the image included in the lawsuit. Following the incident, both Nick and Sarah Davi were rushed to the University Medical Center, where Nick succumbed to his injuries.

Nick Davi, a native of Riverhead, NY, had been a part of the Grace Point Church staff since 2014. Prior to the shooting, Junio had reportedly exhibited increasingly threatening behavior after Davi reported her to the homeowners association for violations involving pets.

Junio, a licensed real estate agent in Nevada, was arrested at the scene. She has been charged with open murder with a deadly weapon, attempted murder, battery, child abuse/neglect, and discharging a firearm where a person might be endangered, as per jail records.

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed on January 19, seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The lawsuit alleges that the homeowners association was aware of the potential for violence from Junio. Junio is currently held on a $300,000 bail at the Clark County Detention Center and is due for a preliminary court hearing on March 4, 2024.