Las Vegas police said a man died after three officers shot at him early Tuesday morning in the central valley.
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“My son ain’t never been a gang member. He wasn’t violent. He never used hard drugs … I wouldn’t accept that s*** from him,” D’Andre Berghardt Sr. said in a phone interview from his Los Angeles home.
The Bureau of Land Management said the man shot and killed near Red Rock Canyon Friday threatened to shoot them before getting into a Nevada Highway Patrol car.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s assistance for information leading up to the shooting of D’Andre Berghardt Jr. near Red Rock Canyon Friday.
An arbitrator has partially reinstated the Las Vegas police lieutenant demoted by the department in the wake of the controversial 2011 Stanley Gibson shooting.
Trooper Lucas Schwarzrock, a five-year veteran of NHP responded to the scene where 20-year-old D’Andre Berghardt Jr. was shot and killed by a Bureau of Land Management ranger after Berghardt got into Schwarzrock’s patrol car.
Two men observing a police stop Friday watched in growing disbelief and then horror as the seemingly routine incident turned deadly when a federal ranger shot a man inside a state trooper ’s patrol car.
The man who was shot and killed by officers near the Red Rock National Conservation Area Friday has been identified.
Officers shot and killed a man near the Red Rock National Conservation Area on Friday after the man evaded arrest, climbed into a police car and grabbed for a rifle, the Review-Journal has learned.
One person was shot Friday near Calico Basin in Red Rock Canyon after an incident with Nevada Highway Patrol officers. Nevada Highway Patrol troopers were with Bureau of Land Management officers when the incident occurred around noon.
Undersheriff Jim Dixon said Metro’s preliminary investigation shows an officer followed his training in Metro’s first police shooting of the year.
Officials have identified the people involved in the officer-involved shooting in Laughlin Friday night.
Las Vegas police shot and killed a man who was suspected of robbing a Laughlin convenience store in Laughlin on Friday night.
The Las Vegas police officers involved in a shooting of a suicidal 39-year-old man Monday were identified Thursday as Todd R. Fasulo Jr., 27, and Ronald D. Thoma, 43. The officers shot Jose Aguilar, 39, after he brandished a shotgun about 9:30 p.m. Monday.
A man who was shot after brandishing a shotgun at Las Vegas police was apparently suicidal and had injected himself with dog insulin, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
A man whose roommate called police after he threatened to kill himself Monday night was shot after reaching for a shotgun in front of responding officers, Las Vegas police said.
William B. Hill and Todd Hudson, childhood friends of slain Gulf War veteran Stanley L. Gibson, hoisted a banner Thursday near his grave at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
Patrick Heki, 26, told his parents he would “die tonight” shortly before he pointed a gun at officers. He made several threatening and suicidal statements before the Saturday confrontation, which ended when officers shot and killed him.
Paul Kunz, Justin Marzec and Joshua Giese were identified Tuesday as the Las Vegas police officers involved in the Saturday shooting of a heavily armed 26-year-old man near Flamingo Road and Mountain Vista Street.
Las Vegas police fatally shot a heavily armed man early Saturday morning after fielding a pair of disconnected 911 calls by family members whose voices could be heard in the background saying their son was suicidal and wanted to commit a “mass shooting” to provoke police.
The officers involved in an incident where a man fell to his death from a highway overpass last year were formally cleared of any criminal charges Monday by prosecutors reviewing the case.
Alejandro Sanchez-Escoto didn’t commit suicide, and the officers chasing him didn’t cause his death. His fall from a highway overpass last year was a tragic accident, investigators said at a public fact-finding review on Thursday.
Lawyers for an unarmed man shot by a Las Vegas police officer last month filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on Friday against the department.