Bail $500K for store guard wounded by police after shooting

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A judge set bail at $500,000 for a 37-year-old store security guard who was wounded by Las Vegas police after allegedly firing a handgun inside a clothing store.

Mohamed Abdalla Mahmoud stood shackled, supported between jail officers and in apparent pain from his gunshot wound while a prosecutor on Tuesday called it “astonishing” that none of the more than 40 people in the Ross Dress For Less store was wounded in the Aug. 11 shooting.

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Police say Mahmoud unleashed 16 shots after an argument with the store manager before being wounded by an officer outside the business.

The judge imposed house arrest and a mental health evaluation if Mahmoud is freed from jail ahead of a Sept. 4 preliminary hearing, and says Mahmoud also has to surrender his passport.

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