IMAGE: SUSPICIOUS CAR
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This video frame from a Luxor hotel security camera provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows a vehicle possibly involved in the bombing Monday that killed a man.
updated 5/11/2007 2:16:52 PM ET 2007-05-11T18:16:52

Two people were being held in connection with a deadly bombing at a Los Vegas Strip parking lot, police said Friday.

One man was questioned as a "person of interest" after being detained on false identification charges, and his home was searched for clues in the bombing that killed an immigrant worker at a hot dog stand on Monday, police said.

The homemade bomb had been left on the victim's car at Luxor hotel-casino's parking garage and went off after he picked it up.

Police said a second person also was taken into custody but released no further information.

The identity of the man who was detained was not made public after he was taken into custody Thursday evening.

Police searched the man's home late Thursday "looking for anything tied to the case, including components that could be used to make an explosive device or any items that could tie him or others to the Luxor homicide," Cassell said.

Police would not say what led them to the man.

"He was detained for questioning," Cassell said. "He will be arrested on the warrants."

The development came hours after police released blurry freeze-frame images of a car and appealed for public help to find it and the person who placed the deadly bomb.

Police Lt. Lewis Roberts said Thursday that police were still trying to determine a motive for the explosion that mortally wounded 24-year-old Willebaldo Dorantes Antonio. He died at a hospital about two hours later of a head injury.

A woman who was with Dorantes Antonio escaped injury.

Police have said Dorantes Antonio was the intended target and the bombing was not a terrorist act or a mob hit. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said the motion-activated bomb blew up with the force of a stick of dynamite.

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