Police: Altercation between 2 customers may have led to deadly shooting inside convenience store

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police responded to reports of gunfire Tuesday night inside a convenience store on Tropicana at McLeod Drive in the southeast valley.

The initial call was made by the store clerk at 5:15 p.m. telling a 911 operator that a shooting had occurred at the Speedee Mart at 2980 E. Tropicana Avenue.

According to police, a 48-year-old male customer was inside the store and got into an altercation with a female customer, moments later the female customer left the store, only to later return.

Upon her return to the store, she brought a man with her, who was armed with a handgun.

The armed man then entered the store and shot the male customer.

The male suspect then left the store.

The male customer was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, according to police. No arrests have been made in the case.

If you have information on this incident call Crimestoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

This is the second shooting to happen at a convenience store in the last week.

The first occurred on Friday, Nov. 5 at the Short Line Express Market near Jones and Robindale.

One man was killed in the incident. The suspect Javier Jesus Uribe is now in custody facing several charges, including murder and three counts of attempted murder.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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