The man shot by police Monday in east Las Vegas was living in the country illegally, Las Vegas police Undersheriff Jim Dixon said Thursday at a press conference.
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The mother of the man shot by Las Vegas police late Tuesday after he flashed a handgun at officers says her her son didn’t deserve to be shot. “He’s no angel,” Barbara Sprouse said, “but he did not deserve this.” Her son, 29-year-old Jason Mahe, was shot outside a Dotty’s Casino at Rancho and Vegas drives just before midnight, police said.
A man shot and wounded by Las Vegas police after two failed robberies Monday was identified on Tuesday. Julio Estrada-Lopez was arrested on several felony charges, including attempted robbery, assault on a protected person, burglary and attempted grand larceny auto, according to Metro records. Police said Estrada-Lopez, 40, was shot after he pointed his gun at officers about 3:45 p.m. Monday near Charleston Boulevard and U.S. Highway 95.
A 40-year-old Hispanic man wanted in two attempted robberies was shot by police after he pointed his gun at officers Monday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
A week after her son was shot and killed by police near Red Rock canyon Tracy Meadows has more questions than answers.
“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.