The Clark County coroner on Sunday has identified the man who died after a shootout with a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper early Friday morning.
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The officer who fired at a man holding what was later determined to be a “plastic replica firearm” Monday night in the south valley has been identified, the Metropolitan Police Department announced Wednesday night.
The man shot by a Las Vegas police officer in the south valley Monday night had a “replica firearm,” according to Metro Sgt. Jeff Clark.
The man a Metropolitan Police Department officer shot while off-duty in the east valley last week had been previously convicted of stealing vehicles and appeared as if he was going to "attempt to carjack" the officer's car at gunpoint seconds before being shot, Metro said during a press conference Monday.
The Metropolitan Police Department on Thursday identified the officer who fired his weapon during a police shooting in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.
A police officer fired his weapon at a man aiming a handgun at people near the Bellagio fountains Friday night, missing the armed man and grazing two nearby pedestrians, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release.
Las Vegas police Monday outlined a handful of missteps, including miscommunication from the U.S. Marshals Office, that led up to the moment two Metro officers shot and killed an unarmed fugitive holding a cell phone in front of a west valley home on New Year's Eve.
Las Vegas police said they thought a man they shot and killed in the west valley Thursday afternoon was holding a gun.
A 40-year-old man asked a Metro officer if he was there to kill him before shooting and wounding the officer Thursday morning, according to the man's arrest report that was released Monday.
The Las Vegas police officer who shot and killed a man Monday night outside his northeast valley home has been identified as 36-year-old Solon McGill.