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UPDATE: Man fatally shot at convenience store identified

Posted at 6:01 AM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 12:53:58-04

UPDATE SEPT. 2: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed as 56-year-old Thomas Martin from Las Vegas. Martin died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds and his death has been ruled a homicide.

11:17 A.M. UPDATE: Las Vegas police have identified 36-year-old Kegia Mitchell as the security officer who allegedly shot and killed a man during an altercation at a convenience store late last night.

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Police say Mitchell was working as an armed and uniformed security officer, checking customers into the store due to COVID-19 occupancy restrictions.

Police say the man shot tried to enter the store after Mitchell told him not to enter. The two began pushing each other. Police say Mitchell took out her gun and the man backed away, but authorities accuse her of shooting him one time.

Mitchell was arrested and transported to the Clark County Detention Center where she was booked for Open Murder.

The man's identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 702-828-3521 or email homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police say a man is dead after being shot by a 7-Eleven security officer.

It happened at the store on Craig Road and Las Vegas Boulevard shortly before 11 p.m.

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Police say a female security officer was limiting access to the store and refused to let him in. The two began arguing and police say it became physical.

The man got inside the business, police say, and the security officer pulled out a handgun, forcing him back outside.

They kept fighting and that's when authorities say she shot him. No one else was hurt.

The shooting remains under investigation.