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.