Las Vegas Dairy Queen Clerk Shoots, Kills Sword Wielding Masked Robber

August 20 2012
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
Gun(s) Used: Unknown Location: Unknown
# of Suspects: Unknown Shots Fired: Unknown
Suspect Killed: Unknown State:
Source: washingtonpost.com Archive: WebCite.org

According to the Washington Post and Las Vegas police, a masked man wielding a sword attemtped to rob a Las Vegas Dairy Queen. One of the clerks working at the restuarant was armed. According to police, the clerk shot the suspect who collasped outside the restaurant. The suspect was transported to an area hospital where he died. No one else was injured in the incident.

Police say the shooting appears to be self defense, however they are verifying that the gun used was legally registered. According to Wikipedia, Nevada does not have a state requirement for registration, but Clark County does require handguns to be registered with a local law enforcement agency.

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