Las Vegas: Suspect shot by employee during robbery

On January 24, 2013 at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Dispatch Call Center received reports of a robbery at a business located in the 7300 block of West Sahara.

A preliminary investigation into this incident indicates two suspects entered the business. One suspect armed with a handgun, threatened a store employee demanding cash from the register. A second employee, also armed with a handgun, confronted the suspects and gunfire was exchanged. The armed suspect was struck several times during the exchange, causing the suspects to flee from the scene.
Approximately 30 minutes later, a male identified as Antwjan McClelland was admitted to Sunrise SUSPECT SHOT BY EMPLOYEE DURING  ROBBERYHospital Trauma suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to the arm. LVMPD Robbery Detectives responded to the hospital and as a result of the investigation, McClelland was taken into custody for his involvement during the robbery.
The second suspect was described as a black male adult, standing 5’9”, weighing 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, a white baseball cap and white shoes. This suspect is currently outstanding and detectives believe a third person may be
involved.
McClelland was booked in absentia at the Clark County Detention Center where he faces charges for Attempted Murder with a Deadly Weapon, Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, three counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Burglary While in Possession of a Firearm.
The investigation into this incident remains ongoing.  Anyone with information concerning this crime is urged to contact the LVMPD Robbery Section at 828-3591 or Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555, or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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