Police arrest suspect who opened fire at customers in a convenience store, killing 1

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The suspect of a deadly “random” shooting at a southwest valley convenience store and gas station is in police custody Thursday afternoon.

The search for the suspect ended in a barricade near Robindale and Jones, in the southwest valley, where police attempted to detain the man.

During a police news conference Thursday evening, Metro Police’s Lt. Ray Spencer confirmed that the shooting suspect involved in the random convenience store station shooting shortly after midnight was taken into custody without incident.

After a several hour search, at 12:06 p.m., LVMPD officers arrived at the residential neighborhood on Aurora Glow Street, in an attempt to detain the wanted man and suspect of the fatal shooting that happened at a gas station nearby.

After the suspect refused to exit the residence, the situation escalated and turned into a barricade and SWAT and Crisis Negotiators were called to assist.

The following intersections were blocked off while the barricade was active:

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

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