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Metro: 4 suspects in 7-Eleven robbery, shooting may be juveniles; surveillance video released |

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Metro: 4 suspects in 7-Eleven robbery, shooting may be juveniles; surveillance video released

Metro Police says it's searching for four suspects connected to a string of violent robberies that happened over the weekend.

Metro briefed the media Monday at 3 p.m. During the news conference, Metro detectives revealed that a there was a total of six different robberies in a 48-hour time frame.

Metro released Monday surveillance video of the robbers at some of the many spots they allegedly hit over the weekend.

The most dangerous incident happened early Sunday morning at a 7-Eleven in the 4100 block of E. Sahara Avenue near the intersection of Sahara and Lamb Boulevard. According to Metro Police, a store clerk was shot in the head by one of the unidentified suspects.

The clerk was transported to the Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He's in critical condition.

Officers said it didn't look the clerk did anything to provoke the suspects, so it's not clear why he was shot.

The suspects made off with $26 in cash and cigarettes. Metro detectives believe the suspects are juveniles.

On Saturday, June 4 at approximately 2:04 a.m. a robbery was reported at a convenience store located in the 2900 block of East Tropicana. Multiple suspects fled the scene before officers' arrived. No one was hurt in this robbery.

Three robberies, also believed to have been committed by the same group of suspects were reported on June 6 at the following locations and times:

1000 block of South Rainbow Boulevard at 1:18 a.m.

2400 block of South Nellis Boulevard at 3:05 a.m.

3500 block of North Nellis Boulevard at 4:13 a.m

At the incident on South Rainbow, Metro Police said one of the suspects fired two rounds from a handgun inside of the business, but no one was injured.

When asked Monday about the wave of crime the city has had, Metro said there's been an increase in crime all across the country, not just in the Las Vegas valley.

In the meantime, Metro Police wants to implore gun owners to secure their guns because if someone breaks in their home, if their guns are secure it will prevent another gun from being on streets.

Anyone with any information about the identities or whereabouts of any of these suspects, or anyone with any information about these incidents is urged to contact the LVMPD Robbery Section by phone at 702-828-3591. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, on the internet at
www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637
(CRIMES).

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