Victim in weekend convenience store shooting identified

A man shot to death Saturday near downtown Las Vegas Saturday during an argument at a convenience store has been identified as 27-year-old Juan Cervantes.

Police found the Las Vegas man about 7 p.m. on a sidewalk near 21st Street and Elm Avenue suffering from gunshot wounds. He died later at University Medical Center.

Cervantes and his wife were arguing with a group of people at the store when one of them pulled out a gun and shot him several times, police said.

Police were looking for three young men and a young woman as persons of interest in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information can call Las Vegas police at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact reporter Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Follow him on Twitter @WesJuhl.


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