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Police: Man suspected in deadly shooting at convenience store in custody after southwest barricade

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Posted at 4:35 PM, Nov 04, 2021

UPDATE: Police arrested a man suspected of firing at multiple cars and people at a convenience store in southwest Las Vegas on Thursday, killing at least one person.

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The shooting happened early Thursday morning near Robindale Road and Jones Boulevard. After a SWAT standoff in a nearby neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, police announced the as-yet-unidentified 22-year-old suspect was in custody.

Police were questioning the suspect as of this report but expected he would be booked into jail on a charge of open murder and additional charges related to shooting at multiple cars and people.
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ORIGINAL STORY:
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Traffic was impacted Thursday afternoon as Las Vegas Metropolitan Police worked to apprehend a wanted suspect barricaded inside a residence.

Police first contacted the suspect at 12:06 p.m. in the 7500 block of Aurora Glow Street, in southwest Las Vegas. The suspect didn't come out of the residence and police are now treating the situation as a barricade, they said. SWAT and crisis negotiators were called to the scene.

Traffic at several intersections was blocked off for police activity, including:

  • Lindell Road and Eldorado Lane
  • Mission Palm Street and Eldorado Lane
  • Westwind Road and Believe Court
  • Westwind Road and Robindale Road
  • Eldorado Lane and Aurora Glow Street

Officials would not confirm why the suspect is wanted or what case they're believed to be connected with.