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NLV Police looking for armed suspect in string of robberies

NLV Police looking for armed suspect in string of robberies

North Las Vegas Police are searching for a second man involved in a crime spree that ended in an officer-involved shooting Saturday morning.

According to police, officers were called to a convenience store near Ann Road and Clayton Street at around 3:30 a.m. on a report that two men had robbed the story at gunpoint. Witnesses told police the men had left the scene in a white SUV.

When an officer tried to stop them, the men got out of the car and ran. During the pursuit, a North Las Vegas Police officer shot one of the suspects. He was taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

North Las Vegas Police identified the officer involved in the shooting as Officer Brian Krieger, 35, a six-year veteran of the department.

The second man was able to get away along with a person who was driving the SUV.

North Las Vegas Police have released video of the man they believe is the second armed suspect.

Woman, 20, dead after shooting in North Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a 20-year-old woman who died after being shot in a car in North Las Vegas.

Clark County coroner's officials say North Las Vegas resident Andrea Lafon died after the shooting that happened a little after 7 p.m. Friday on Small Mountain Avenue. That's near Tropical Parkway and Losee Road.

Investigators say Lafon was in the car with a friend when they met up with a group of people on foot and a fight ensued.

Authorities say one person pulled out a gun and shot into the vehicle before fleeing.

Lafon was taken to University Medical Center and later died.

Police say they don't think the incident is a random act of violence..

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A North Las Vegas woman has had to relive yet again the nightmare of her husband’s murder in January 2009: She lost her husband, and the alleged killers were two of her brothers.

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Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

North Las Vegas Police are looking for a man who robbed a store in early January.

According to police, the man walked into a convenience store near Lake Mead Boulevard and Simmons Street just after noon Jan. 8. Witnesses say he walked to one of the refrigerators, took an item and walked towards the exit.

The clerk confronted the man as he tried to leave without paying for the merchandise. The man then pulled a knife on the clerk and left the store on foot, police said. The clerk was not hurt.

The man is described as a 30-year-old black man about 6 foot and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red San Francisco 49ers baseball cap, a red hoodie, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at (702) 633-9111, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Police Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

Metro Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road.

According to police, 57-year-old Stanley Woosley was crossing Lake Mead from south to north, outside of a crosswalk. A pickup truck heading eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard hit Woosley.

The pickup truck driver left the scene of the crash and the pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The truck is described as a mid-size, dark-colored pickup, possible a Ford, with moderate damage to the front end. The first three characters on the license plate were 563. The state of the license plate is not known.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Metro's Accident Investigation Section at (702) 828-3317, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

2 People Wounded in North Las Vegas Shooting

No one was seriously hurt in Tuesday's shooting.

North Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that wounded two people in the 600 block of Lake Mead Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.

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Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Bank

Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Bank

Metro Police are searching for a woman who robbed a bank in the area of Jones Boulevard and Craig Road.

According to police, the robbery happened Jan. 21 at around 4 p.m. The woman walked into the bank and went directly to a teller. She demanded money then lifted her coat to show that she had a handgun, police said. The teller gave the woman money, and she fled.

The woman police are looking for is described as a white woman between 30 and 40 years old. She is between 5 foot 6 and 5 foot 8 and about 135 pounds with a thin build and blond hair.

At the time of the robbery, she was wearing a black, bucket-type hat, black sunglasses, black coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro's Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.