Clerk killed after attempted convenience store robbery

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - A clerk is dead after an attempted convenience store robbery in North Little Rock on Saturday night.

Detectives are on the lookout for 3 suspects who they say entered the EZ Mart on the 3100 block of MacArthur to rob the store just after 9 PM.

Police say after leaving the business, one of the suspects came back and shot 29-year old Akiya Egeston, killing her instantly.

The suspects were last seen running behind the business and fleeing West on West 36th Street.

If you can identify any of the suspects, you are asked to contact Detective Michael Gibbons with the North Little Rock Police Department.

EZ Mart is offering a $10,000 award for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.