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Man killed by police, officer injured during Henderson shooting

Updated September 26, 2022 - 10:55 am

A man was fatally shot by police Monday morning near a busy west Henderson intersection.

Officers were investigating just before 7 a.m. on the 10000 block of South Eastern Avenue, near St. Rose Parkway, after a report of a suspicious person with a gun, Henderson Police Department Officer Alan Olvera said during a press conference at the scene.

A man pulled out what was suspected to be a gun and was shot, Olvera said.

Officers could not confirm if the man who was shot was armed.

An officer was injured during the shooting, but Olvera could not specify his injuries as of Monday morning.

The man who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital where he died.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Henderson police at 702-267-4750.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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