- Associated Press - Friday, May 6, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the investigation of the killing of a Las Vegas liquor store clerk who police say was shot dead because he couldn’t open the office safe (all times local):

2:25 p.m.

A police report says security video shows a Las Vegas liquor store clerk standing at gunpoint with his hands raised - shaking his head as if to say, no, he doesn’t have a way to open the safe.

The document released Friday says one gunman walked away before another shot Matthew Christensen, and kept shooting after the 24-year-old Christensen fell to the floor.

The video hasn’t been made public.

Prosecutor Marc DiGiacomo says it’ll be shown to a jury when it hears the murder case against accused shooter Ray Brown and co-defendants Lee Dominique Sykes and Lee Murry Sykes.

The three made initial court appearances Friday on charges that could get them the death penalty. They’re due for another court hearing on Tuesday.

8:10 a.m.

Three men accused of killing a Las Vegas liquor store clerk during a botched takeover robbery made their first court appearances on charges that the Clark County district attorney says could get them the death penalty.

Ray Charles Brown, Lee Murry Sykes and his brother, Lee Dominic Sykes, each had lawyers appointed for them Friday.

A judge scheduled another hearing Tuesday.

The men, in their 20s, were arrested this week in the killing of store clerk Matthew Christensen during an alleged takeover robbery April 18 at a Lee’s Discount Liquor in southwest Las Vegas.

District Attorney Steve Wolfson says the 24-year-old Christensen was shot execution-style when he couldn’t open the store safe.

Christensen has been called a hero for not revealing that a pregnant manager was also in the store.

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