- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the shooting death of a 13-year-old in Las Vegas (all times local):

9:45 a.m.

Las Vegas police say they have arrested a smoke shop worker in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy last week after the worker shot the teen as he and two other teens ran in to steal merchandise.

Lt. Dan McGrath said at a news conference Tuesday that police arrested 24-year-old Raad Sunna after reviewing surveillance tape taken inside the shop during the Friday shooting. McGrath says Sunna’s life was not in endangered by the unarmed teens. He says the boys ran in wearing masks while trying to grab merchandise but they never came near Sunna.

McGrath says Sunna fired multiple times, hitting 13-year-old Fabriccio Patti multiple times.

The two other teens, ages 14 and 15, were arrested. McGrath says they will likely face theft charges.

Their identities were not released.


8:45 a.m.

Las Vegas police have arrested a 24-year-old man in the shooting death of a 13-year-old who police say may have been trying to rob a smoke shop with two other teens last week.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (https://bit.ly/2ggZH3d) police arrested Raad Sunna on Monday night on a murder charge.

Police didn’t immediately return a message Tuesday morning seeking more details.

Authorities said 13-year-old Fabriccio Patti and two other teens all work masks Friday when they entered a smoke shop and possibly tried to rob it when a shop employee fired a gun at the teens, fatally striking Fabriccio in the head.

Police say the two other teens were arrested and face charges of attempted robbery, burglary and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Las Vegas police planned to offer more details Tuesday morning.

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