Shootout Results in Killing!

Las Vegas, NV – On December 29, 2018, two subjects committed a gunpoint robbery of a jewelry store. As the gunmen attempted to tie-up employees and customers, an employee emerged from a back room and opened fire.

A shootout then ensued. The employee is licensed to carry a concealed weapon (CCW). He was shot several times but managed to shoot and kill one of the gunmen.  The employee was transported to a hospital where he was described as being in critical condition.


Police are looking for a Black male subject, who was last seen wearing dark clothes and a hoodie. If you have any information regarding this subject, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.


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