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UPDATE: Clerk who shot man stealing beer will be charged with murder

Posted at 8:47 AM, Mar 29, 2019

UPDATE 3 P.M. MARCH 29: The female clerk who shot the man reportedly stealing beer on Friday morning is being charged with murder, according to police.

The clerk is identified as 26-year-old Suse Antunez-Garcia. She has been transported to the Clark County Detention Center.

ORIGINAL STORY
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- One man is dead and a woman is in custody after an attempted robbery and shooting at a gas station in downtown Las Vegas, police say.

Officers responded to a 911 call regarding the robbery just before 6:15 a.m. at the Sinclair station and convenience store near Washington Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.

About 15 minutes later, police say a man showed up to University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen. Officials determined the two incidents were related.

Police say a man and women attempted to steal several cases of beer while another person waited in a vehicle outside.

A male manager followed the pair outside the store and grabbed the shirt of the man as he tried to get in the car.

There was a brief struggle but the man got back into the car.

A female clerk came out of the store and fired two rounds at the vehicle as it was leaving the scene.

The man who was dropped off at the hospital was shot in the leg and lower back. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The female clerk was taken into custody while police investigating the shooting.