Anthony Wright, 27. (NLVPD)

Anthony Wright, 27. (NLVPD)

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Two people were hospitalized after a stabbing and shooting at a gas station in North Las Vegas Wednesday morning.

North Las Vegas Police Officer Eric Leavitt said dispatch received a trespassing call at a 7-Eleven store at 810 East Lake Mead Boulevard near Las Vegas Boulevard around 6 a.m. Jan. 15.

Leavitt said the caller reported that a person refused to leave the building. Police said the store clerk then followed the reported trespasser outside the gas station.

The clerk, later identified by police as 27-year-old Anthony Wright, and the reported trespasser then got into a fight outside the building, according to police. The reported trespasser then stabbed Wright with an unknown "sharp object" before fleeing the scene to a nearby bus stop, Leavitt said.

Wright followed the stabbing suspect to the bus stop and shot him, Leavitt said. Both people involved were transported to University Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

NLVPD arrested Wright on charges of attempted murder with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possession of stolen property reference the gun and destroying or concealing evidence.

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Jimmy coors

Low life looser scum,just causing problems! Everyday that area !

Hawks15

Got that right! Reminds me of Chicago slums

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