The names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting last week have been released by North Las Vegas police. Officer Shane Forsberg, 30, has been with the department for seven years. Officer David Wells, 33, has been with the department for eight years. He wasn’t wounded in the incident.
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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.
Las Vegas police on Thursday released surveillance video from a police shooting earlier this month where an unarmed man was shot in a 7-Eleven.
The Las Vegas police officer who shot an unarmed man Monday night was identified Thursday.
A Las Vegas police officer shot and wounded an unarmed man Monday night he mistakenly thought was a murder suspect.
For the first time in Las Vegas police history, an officer has been fired for an on-duty police shooting.
Henderson police officers involved in the November shooting death of Justin Hoey acted lawfully, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said Tuesday.
If you ask Tony McCleery, the leaders at Las Vegas police have lost the faith of their officers and the citizens they serve.
Las Vegas police are set to pay $1.5 million for the shooting death of Stanley Gibson, the unarmed, disabled veteran shot and killed by an officer almost two years ago.
Progress has been made — 56 of 80 recommendations are in place — but there’s still a work to do in reforming the Metropolitan Police Department’s use-of-force policies, according to U.S. Department of Justice report released Wednesday.