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Hollywood liquor store robbery suspect caught in Las Vegas

Justin Brooks was arrested without incident at a Las Vegas residence Tuesday.

June 2, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man suspected of holding up a Hollywood liquor store and shooting a clerk was arrested in Las Vegas Tuesday.

Investigators say 21-year-old Justin Brooks was arrested without incident at a Las Vegas residence and was scheduled for extradition to Southern California.

Police say Brooks tried to hold up a store at Hollywood and Winona boulevards Monday morning and shot a clerk in the arm.

The neighborhood was closed off as officers searched for the gunman, who escaped without cash.

The clerk was hospitalized, treated and released.


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