Two Arrested In West-Side Murder

Victim, Suspects, All Arrived At Scene Of Shooting Together

Mitch Kelly
July 20, 2020 - 5:41 am

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man outside of a west-side 7-Eleven store on Saturday night.

Metro Police received a report of a robbery attempt in the parking-lot of the convenience store located at Sahara and Durango. While dispatchers were landline with the victim, multiple gunshots were heard in the 911 audio recording.

Upon arrival, LVMPD patrol officers located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the male deceased.

The investigation led by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicated the victim and suspects arrived in the parking-lot of the convenience store in the victim’s vehicle. The two suspects attempted to rob the victim while inside the vehicle. The victim exited his vehicle, ran into the convenience store, and asked the attendant to call 911. While the victim was speaking with the dispatcher, he stepped out of the store and one of the suspects shot him multiple times.

Homicide Detectives arrested two juvenile suspects related to this incident. The suspects were charged with one count of robbery and one count of open murder.

The identification of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.