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Armed Robbery Suspect Shot and Killed by Metro | News

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Armed Robbery Suspect Shot and Killed by Metro
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LAS VEGAS - An Armed Robbery Suspect was shot and killed Friday night after firing shots at Metro officers in a convenience store parking lot.

Around 11:00pm Metro located a male adult who was suspected of having just committed multiple armed robberies in East Las Vegas. In each of those robberies the suspect fired shots at the scene. As a result officers were canvassing the area in search of the suspect.

The suspect was located in an SUV matching the description of the suspect vehicle. The SUV was parked at a gas pump at a 7-11 store at Nellis and Charleston.

When officers approached the suspect vehicle, they observed that he was armed, and at the time the suspect pointed a firearm at the officers, and fired two shots. Officers returned fire striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead.

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