Boy killed while shoplifting in Vegas shop shot in back, head

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Authorities say a 13-year-old boy killed by a clerk during an attempted grab-and-run theft at a Las Vegas smoke shop was shot seven times in the back and head.

The details were disclosed Thursday in reports from police and the Clark County coroner, and from a prosecutor who has seen store video of the slaying last week.

Police say store surveillance video shows defendant Raad Sunna opened fire even though he wasn’t endangered by the teen, Fabriccio Patti, or his two companions, ages 14 and 15.

Police say an autopsy found all of Patti’s wounds were to the back of his body, including one that prosecutor Frank Coumou says hit his head.

The 24-year-old Sunna appeared in court for the first time with attorney Dominic Gentile.

A judge let Sunna remain free on $150,000 bail and house arrest pending a preliminary hearing Jan. 19.