UPDATE: Waukesha Convenience Store Clerk Killed

UPDATED: Thursday, May 31, 2012 --- 6:34p.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Police have made an arrest in the killing of a convenience store clerk in Waukesha.

Officers from the City of Brookfield and the Village of Elm Grove arrested the male suspect within about 24 hours of the killing. He remains in custody while the investigation continues.

Police have recovered a handgun from a Waukesha home that is being examined at the Wisconsin Crime Lab.

The victim, 56-year-old Nayyer (nay-yeer) Rana, was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at the Petro Mart gas station before 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Police suspect robbery may have been the motive.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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UPDATED Tuesday, May 29, 2012 --- 3:10 p.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Policy say robbery may have been the motive in the apparent shooting death of a convenience store clerk in Waukesha.

Fifty-six-year-old Nayyer Rana was found dead at the Petro Mart gas station before 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Police Capt. Ron Oremus says preliminary indications are the victim was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not determined how much -- if any -- money is missing.

A customer discovered the body. WTMJ-TV (http://bit.ly/LBtVb2 ) reports there have been no arrests, and police say they have not identified a suspect.

This is the first homicide in Waukesha in 2012. The city had no homicides last year.

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Information from: WTMJ-TV, http://www.todaystmj4.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012 --- 8:15 a.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A convenience store clerk was found dead at a gas station in Waukesha early Tuesday.

Police Capt. Ron Oremus says preliminary indications are the 56-year-old male clerk was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A customer at the Petro Mart discovered the body about 4:20 a.m. WTMJ-TV (http://bit.ly/LBtVb2 ) reports there have been no arrests.

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Information from: WTMJ-TV, http://www.todaystmj4.com

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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