Armed robbery leads to officer-involved shooting in Henderson

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HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) – Henderson police say an officer shot and wounded a robbery suspect Tuesday night.

Investigators say police responded to an armed robbery in progress at a 7-Eleven store on the 1400 block of North Boulder Highway after 8:55 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, they encountered the suspect, who was leaving the store. An officer chased the suspect to a nearby auto store where the suspect was shot in the arm.

No information was released on whether the suspect was armed.

The suspect was transported to a hospital for treatment of his arm wound.

Police say it is unknown if this incident is related to a recent string of holdups.

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