Man critically wounded in convenience store shooting near UNLV

A man was critically injured in a convenience store shooting near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus Sunday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.

Lt. Ted Snodgrass said the shooting occurred about 2:50 p.m. at a convenience store at 804 E. Flamingo Road, near Swenson Street.

Snodgrass said the man was shot twice. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Snodgrass said that after the man was shot, the suspect fled in a car to a nearby Siegel Suites.

Snodgrass said police made an arrest in the shooting. He also said the gun used in the shooting might have been found by police.

Contact reporter Antonio Planas at or 702-383-4638.